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Cheesy Fiesta Corn Casserole

Cheesy Fiesta Corn Casserole

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 40 MINUTES
  • Yield: 8-10 1x


Elevate your dinner experience with this classic. Creamy cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses blend together perfectly with a touch of sauce and the tantalizing kick of jalapenos transforming ordinary corn into a flavorful feast. As it bakes the dish becomes a combination of textures and flavors all topped off with a garnish of fresh cilantro. Whether it’s a gathering, with family or friends this casserole— with its gooey center and satisfying spiciness—is sure to be the star of the show. Serve up this Cheesy Fiesta Corn Casserole at your table. Let the smiles and contented sighs do the talking for you.



2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

3/4 cup whole milk

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

2/3 cup sliced green onion, divided

1 teaspoon hot sauce

2 (15.25 oz.) cans whole kernel corn, well drained

2 (15.25 oz.) cans whole kernel Mexicorn or Fiesta Corn with red & green peppers, drained

1/2 to 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeno (about 4 to 6 slices)

Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)


Start by combining 2 cups of cheddar cheese, 1 cup of Monterey Jack cheese, 2 tablespoons of flour and half a teaspoon of pepper, in a bowl. Set this mixture aside.

Next in a 9×13-inch dish mix together 3/4 cup of milk, 4 ounces of cream cheese, 1/3 cup of onions, 1 teaspoon of sauce and some chopped jalapenos.

Then add the drained corn and the cheese mixture to the dish. Stir everything well.

Cover the dish. Bake it at a temperature of 350°F for 30 minutes.

After that time has passed uncover the dish. Sprinkle some green onions on top. Bake it for 5 minutes.

If you like cilantro you can garnish it with some before serving. Enjoy your meal!


To guarantee that this recipe is suitable, for those, on a gluten-free diet it’s important to use certified gluten-free elements. This includes using gluten-all-purpose flour, which can be effortlessly found in the form of blends. By making this adaptation everyone can enjoy the Cheesy Fiesta Corn Casserole without any concerns.

  • Prep Time: 10 MINUTES
  • Cook Time: 30 MINUTES