I took a spin on a “Thanksgiving Meal Generator” via Saveur.com and this is what they gave me as a veggie.
Cheesy Corn Casserole Serves: 12
4 slices bacon, finely chopped
6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
½ cup flour
3 cups milk
4 oz. cream cheese, cubed
2 oz. Velveeta cheese
2 cups grated Extra Sharp cheddar cheese
1 tsp. paprika
3 lb. fresh or frozen corn kernels
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat oven to 375°.
- Heat bacon in a 6-qt. saucepan over medium heat. Stir and cook until browned; about 8 minutes. Add butter and garlic and cook until fragrant; about 1 minute.
- Add flour, and stir, cooking for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly until thickened; about 2 minutes.
- Add cream cheese, Velveeta, cheddar cheese and paprika. Cook until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in corn; season with salt and pepper.
- Transfer mixture to a 9×13 inch baking dish and bake until top is golden brown and bubbling; about 40 minutes. Let cool before serving.