Smoky Creamed Corn with Bacon & Scallions

Author Notes: A simple summer side dish that your whole family will enjoy. The ground chipotle chile in this recipe gives the corn a smoky flavor, without making it too spicy. Colleen Delawder

Serves: 4 to 6


  • 6 ears of corn
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile
  • 3 strips cooked thick-cut bacon, finely diced
  • 1 bunch chopped scallion greens
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
In This Recipe


  1. Cut the corn kernels off of each corncob; set aside in a large bowl.
  2. Melt butter in a saute pan, over medium-high heat.
  3. Add corn, and then sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Add bacon and seasonings, and then sauté for 5 minutes.
  5. Add heavy cream and scallions, and then sauté for 5 minutes

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