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Creamed Corn with basil

Creamed Corn with Basil

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  • Author: Abbe Odenwalder
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 11-15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Vegetables, Starches
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Creamed Corn with basil is the perfect side dish when you want a change from corn on the cob. One taste and you just might find this is your preferred corn recipe!



1 T garlic butter (Chef Shamy)

1/3 c chopped onion

1 minced jalapeno (seeds removed if you don’t want it too spicy)

4 ears of corn cut from cob or about 3 c total

2 T garlic butter (Chef Shamy)

1/4 c water

1 t cornstarch

1/2 c half and half

12 T sugar, depending on how sweet your corn is

1 T basil leaves, chopped

1 T garlic butter to finish(Chef Shamy)

2 T basil for garnish


In a large pot over medium heat melt 1 T garlic butter. Add onion and jalapeno and saute for about 3 minutes.

Add corn, 2 T butter and 1/4 c water and cook for 5 minutes covered.

Stir cornstarch into half and half and then add to pot along with sugar. Stir and cook about three minutes more while covered, or until corn is done to your liking. If you choose, you may use an immersion blender to blend corn mixture to your favorite texture. Stir in chopped basil.

Spoon into bowl and top with 1 T of garlic butter and garnish with more basil leaves.


Used Chef Shamy garlic butter! Good stuff.