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8 Frozen Corn Recipes That Use Up the Bag

January 18, 2024
Courtesy of Little Sunny Kitchen

A bag of corn is one of those things that just always seems to be in the freezer. If you’ve been wondering how to use up that bag of frozen corn, today’s the day: From refreshing salads to hearty casseroles, these frozen corn recipes showcase the incredible versatility of this convenient staple. 

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  1. Healthy Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican street corn salad

Courtesy of Erin Lives Whole

This vibrant dish combines the sweetness of corn with the zesty tang of lime and the crunch of cherry tomatoes and red onions. It’s a celebration of textures and tastes that brings the lively spirit of Mexican street food to your table. 

Try this recipe from Erin Lives Whole.

  1. Healthy Cornbread Muffins

Cornbread muffins

Courtesy of Amy’s Healthy Baking

For a delightful twist on traditional cornbread, indulge in healthy cornbread muffins. Made with just a few pantry staples and no refined sugar, these muffins are a wholesome and versatile side, perfect for pairing with soups or stews, or enjoying for breakfast alongside eggs. 

Try this recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.

  1. Creamy Elote-Inspired Dip

Creamy Elote-Inspired Dip

If you’re craving something creamy and rich, this creamy elote-inspired dip will scratch the itch. This recipe makes the most of your frozen kernels, transforming them into a luscious dip that’s perfect for pairing with your favorite chips or veggies. 

Try this recipe from The Natural Nurturer.

  1. Roasted Frozen Corn

Roasted frozen corn

Courtesy of Hint of Healthy

Elevate the sweet and natural flavors of frozen corn by roasting it to perfection. Roasting adds depth to the corn’s sweetness, making it an excellent (and economical) side dish or a flavorful addition to salads and bowls. 

Try this recipe from Hint of Healthy.

  1. Healthy Corn Casserole

Corn casserole

Courtesy of Munchyesta

Comforting and nutritious, this healthy corn casserole is a vegan-friendly delight that achieves a surprisingly creamy texture with all plant-based ingredients. It’s a wholesome dish that will surely become a favorite at your table. 

Try this recipe from Munchyesta.

  1. Corn Fritters

Corn fritters

Courtesy of Little Sunny Kitchen

Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, corn fritters are a delicious way to use up your frozen corn. Whether served as a tempting appetizer or light lunch, these fritters are a celebration of corn’s versatility. 

Try this recipe from Little Sunny Kitchen.

  1. Vegan Corn Chowder

Vegan corn chowder

Courtesy of Bakerita

Warm up a chilly evening with a hearty vegan corn chowder. This soup highlights the sweet notes of corn, enriched with the creamy texture of coconut milk and a blend of spices. 

Try this recipe from Bakerita.

  1. Healthy Corn Pudding

Corn pudding

Courtesy of Feed Me Phoebe

This dump-and-stir corn pudding couldn’t be simpler, and it comes together in under 30 minutes. It’s a crowd-pleaser that everyone can enjoy, especially since it’s gluten free and plant based. 

Try this recipe from Feed Me Phoebe

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