Hot Corn Dip


Alright, friends. This recipe for hot corn dip was originally shared with you back in 2008, but I’m updating it now in 2016 with some new photos and a video. The original photos were pretty horrendous, and this dip is way too delicious to look so ugly. ๐Ÿ˜‰

This is one of those dip recipes that I make over and over again. Like my skinny pool dip, it gets rave reviews and is always one of the first things to go!

The dip is full of creamy melty cheese, onions, peppers, and plenty of corn! I like this best with fresh corn cut off the cob, but I often cheat and use a can of corn. I mean, I’m lazy. You all know that about me, don’t you?

Cheesy hot corn dip! This is the perfect snack or appetizer!

The last time I made this was at one of our family get togethers and everyone was munching on it with chips before the meal. When dinner was served, a couple people put spoonfuls of this dip on their plate and ate it with their fork. It made me laugh, but really…it’s not super heavy like a traditional dip. It’s more vegetables than anything, so go ahead. Eat it with a fork. I won’t judge you!

Also, this is one of those foods that onion haters cry about. They can see how delicious it looks and they really want to dig in, but it’s full of onions. Normally I feel bad for the onion haters. I mean, if you’d stop being so picky, your life would be so much more delicious. But on this dip? No. I’m happy they exist, because that means there is more dip for me!

Cheesy hot corn dip! This is the perfect snack or appetizer!

That probably makes me a bad person, doesn’t? It’s okay. I’ll go console myself with a bowl full of hot corn dip and a bag of Tostitos.

And now, for your viewing pleasure, I present you one of the worst photos I’ve ever taken:

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Doesn’t that just make you want to dig right in? Haha!

Here’s to growth! And better lighting! And an understanding of how my camera functions. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Cheesy hot corn dip! This is the perfect snack or appetizer!

Cheesy hot corn dip! This is the perfect snack or appetizer!
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Hot Corn Dip

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Servings: 12 servings
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: game day recipes, party recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Calories: 108 kcal

The dip is full of creamy melty cheese, onions, peppers, and plenty of corn! I like this best with fresh corn cut off the cob, but I often cheat and use a can of corn. I mean, I'm lazy. You all know that about me, don't you?

Ingredients

  • 1-2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups fresh or canned corn
  • 1-2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper or not
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 1 jalapeno diced (I only used 1/2 a jalapeno. I'm a wimp.)
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-2 handfuls monterey jack cheese
  • 1-2 handfuls cheddar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in pan.
  2. Add corn. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for about 5 minutes, until corn starts to brown, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  3. Melt butter in pan and add onions and bell pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes, until onions are soft.
  4. Add in the jalapeno, green onions, and garlic. Cook another two minutes, until softened.
  5. Dump jalapeno and onion mixture into the bowl of corn. Add in 1-2 handfuls of monterey jack cheese, mayo, and cayenne pepper. Stir to combine.
  6. Spread in a baking dish and cover the top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until warmed through and the top has browned.
  8. Serve warm with tortilla chips. Die happy.
Nutrition Facts
Hot Corn Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 142mg 6%
Potassium 59mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.8%
Vitamin C 8.2%
Calcium 7.2%
Iron 0.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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