January 22, 2012

Hot Corn Dip


I love corn.  I love warm-and-creamy comfort foods.  I love spicy.  I love dips.  And this dip deliciously combines all these wonderful loves of mine.  This recipe is from a friend of mine, who served it at her 40th birthday party.  Let me just say, it was the hit of the party! (Well, aside from the guest-of-honor herself, of course.)  And it's no wonder why.  This dip is so, so, so good.

What could be better than this being a hit-of-the-party kind of dip?  This being a hit-of-the-party kind of dip that is super easy to whip up!

You start with a Mexican blend canned corn.  I tried making it with two different varieties - 'standard' Mexicorn and Chipotle White Corn.  They were both good, but I liked the Mexicorn version better.  By just a little bit.
 
Mexican corn blends

Mix the corn up with some cheese, mayonnaise ... ya know, the typical dip creaminess stuff ... and some chopped jalapeno, just to give it a little attitude.
Tasty creamy comfort is on it's way
Now resist the urge to eat it all up just like this.  Trust me ... getting it all hot and bubbly is worth the wait.

After it's all baked up, dig in.  I served it with pita chips, but it's also great with tortilla or corn chips.  And probably most plain-type crackers, too.  Whatever fits your fancy.
Dig in

So good, you may want to consider making a double batch.  I'm just sayin' ...


Hot Corn Dip
Source:  A friend

Ingredients
1 (11 oz.) can Mexican corn, drained
1 c. shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
1/2 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
1 c. mayonnaise
Several slices jalapeno diced, to taste (fresh or pickled)


Directions
1.  Combine all ingredients.  Spoon into a lightly greased baking dish.  Bake at 350 degrees until bubbly and beginning to brown on top, approximately 30 minutes.  

2.  Serve with tortilla chips, corn chips, pita chips, or crackers.

Enjoy!


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13 comments:

  1. I always love an excuse to have a nice, cheesy dip. This looks delicious!

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  2. This dish looks great! I would love it if you linked up this recipe to my comfort foods blog hop for a chance to win a Wilton donut pan: http://bit.ly/yMcu5R

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  3. Yum! I made something similar myself recently and this is making me want to go and make it all over again...

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  4. This dip looks like it is full of flavor! Love the ingredients. I have never tried the corn, but I will now. Yum! I would love if you would drop by and link up to my Super Bowl Eats and Treats Party!
    http://www.thefreshmancook.blogspot.com/2012/01/super-bowl-eats-treats-blog-party.html

    Hope to see you! Thanks!

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  5. This is the perfect Super Bowl Party food! Thanks for linking up to my Super Bowl Eats and Treats Party!

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  6. This looks so good! A great super bowl dish!

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  8. Mmmm... 'Adding this one to our Super Bowl party dips!! Thank you!! -Marci

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  9. This hot corn dip looks fantastic! Thanks so much for joining us on "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We loved having you and hope to see you back next Saturday with more great recipes! -The Sisters

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  10. Tracey are you kidding me? Yum, yum, yum….and such a great way to use up left over cobs of corn in the summer….maybe with some peppers to make them "Mexican"!

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  11. This is yummy, I usually use several different kinds of peppers, chopped red, chopped jalapeno(those 2 combos great at Christmas time), roasted NM chilis, etc.

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  12. Couldn't resist making this delicious recipe!! Mine is in the oven as we speak & it smells so good! Can't wait to dig in! Thanks for sharing!

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