Chef's Creamy Oven-Baked Corn Casserole Recipe With Parmesan-Reggiano Is Over-the-Top Good by Chef Gigi

Chef's Creamy Oven-Baked Corn Casserole Recipe With Parmesan-Reggiano Is Over-the-Top Good

Ready to wow your friends and family? This oven-baked creamy corn casserole recipe is a variation of my epic cream corn recipe that everyone raves about. 

Onion, garlic, pimentos and cayenne pepper give this vegetable side dish an epic flavor. The Parmesan-Reggiano cheese and seasoned breadcrumbs take this vegetarian creamed corn recipe to over-the-top good status. After baking, you can garnish this casserole dish with parsley or the fresh herbs of your choice. 

Serve this easy and delicious baked casserole recipe as a side dish for dinner on a special occasion, or on any night of the week. It'll quickly become a family favorite!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10


  • 8 ears fresh shucked corn off the cob, or 1 pound frozen white kernels and 1 pound frozen yellow kernels (or all yellow)
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1 small jar pimentos, drained
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 - 1/3 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 - 1 cup Parmesan-Reggiano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons very cold butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • seasoned breadcrumbs
  • chopped parsley or fresh herbs, for garnish

Here’s how you make it:

  1. Combine the corn, onion, garlic, whipping cream, pimentos, sugar, salt, pepper and cayenne in a sauté pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 3 minutes. 
  2. Combine the butter and flour to form a paste. Stir the mixture into the corn and continue to simmer until thickened. 
  3. Pour the mixture into a casserole baking dish that's been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Stir in the Parmesan-Reggiano cheese. 
  4. Sprinkle the top of the casserole with seasoned breadcrumbs and more cheese, if desired.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. 

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That looks amazing! 😋
Elisa Schmitz
So delicious. You are my recipe hero, Chef Gigi ! This looks SO good!
I love corn casserole and this one looks fabulous...

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