Jalapeño Corn Casserole

Some of the links in this post may be affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

A corn casserole is one of those dishes that works well as either a filling meal or as tasty side. And for us, of course, it’s even better when it’s spiced up! It adds an edge to this feel-good food.

Jalapeno Corn Casserole
Delicious jalapeño corn casserole, ready to be served

This is one very versatile dish. For a classic combination, serve it alongside roasted turkey or baked ham. It also goes well with grilled meats such as chicken, steak, or pork. If you’re looking for a vegetarian option, consider pairing it with a hearty salad or roasted vegetables. For a Mexican-inspired meal, serve corn casserole with tacos or enchiladas. It’s also a great side dish for barbecue meals, especially when paired with baked beans and coleslaw. 

The jalapeño peppers bring a light medium heat to the casserole. Control the heat by increasing or lessening the amount you use. Or you could opt for substituting in serrano peppers for a significant spicy upgrade.

See it being made:

Like this recipe? You’ll love these too:

Get Our eBook
100 Spicy Recipes from Around the World
$9.99
Fire up your cooking with these delicious globally inspired recipes, from ancho noodles to Madagascar steaks and so much more. PDF and EPUB provided. Send to Kindle ready.
Learn More
Jalapeno Corn Casserole

Jalapeno Corn Casserole

4.46 from 11 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 422 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a bowl, combine the corn muffin mix, both cans of corn, butter, and the sour cream.
  • Beat the two eggs with a whisk and add to the bowl as well. Gently stir all ingredients together.
  • Add the cheese and the jalapeño, continuing to gently stir.
  • Butter a 11 x 7 baking dish and pour the batter into the dish.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until the crust is light brown.
  • Let the casserole cool for 15 minutes prior to serving.

Notes

Lessen the heat by cutting the jalapeño pepper portion in half.

Nutrition

Calories: 422kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 9gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 566mgPotassium: 295mgFiber: 4gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 914IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 109mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Jalapeno Pepper
Did you make this?Mention @PepperScale or tag #PepperScale so we can see what you made!

UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on February 8, 2024 to include new content.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments