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Here are 20+ dishes that will go with your Corn Casserole! Whether it’s a holiday meal, family gatherings, or just a cozy Sunday meal at home, Corn Casserole has a special place on the table. But have you ever found yourself wondering what to serve alongside this creamy, corn-infused delight? Well, you’re not alone. From savory sides to a mouthwatering main dish, we’re going to help you find the perfect main dish and/or another side dish to make your meal pop. So break out your favorite casserole dish and get started!
Corn Casserole is a dish that mixes corn, Jiffy cornbread mix (you can substitute Jiffy Mix with Betty Crocker, Famous Dave’s, or whatever you like!) butter, sour cream, heavy cream and cheese to create a sweet and savory side dish. You can also add green chiles for a bit of spice! (Check out my easy recipe corn casserole recipe!) It’s that perfect, cozy side dish that makes you feel right at home, no matter the occasion. Whether it’s a holiday gathering or just a weeknight, this creamy corn casserole has a way of making your taste buds do a happy dance. Get ready to savor a classic that’s as irresistible as it is comforting.
The best part about casseroles are the leftovers! Allow any corn casserole leftovers to cool completely to room temperature, cover dish with plastic wrap or transfer to an airtight container and you can store in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.
And corn casserole isn’t just for Thanksgiving! If you’re looking for the bright flavors of Mexican street corn, you must try my Mexican Street Corn Casserole recipe!
What Goes With Corn Casserole
Smoked or Roast Turkey: This easy Smoked Turkey recipe yields a juicy, smoky-flavored bird that will leave your Thanksgiving dinner guests begging for more. If you want to go the roasted route, you should take a look at my Oven Roasted Turkey recipe. These should definitely be on your Thanksgiving Menu!
Main Dishes to Serve With Corn Casserole
Roast Chicken: I love this recipe for Roast Chicken. It’s simple, perfectly seasoned, flavorful and oh so juicy…plus lots of veggies are cooked right alongside the bird.
Baked Ham: Ham is a holiday favorite in my house, and you can take your pre-cooked ham to the next level with this recipe. With a Brown Sugar Glaze, this ham will make everyone at the dinner table happy!
Oven Baked Ribs: This amazing 3-ingredient recipe for Baby Back Ribs in the Oven is my favorite. I am desperately in love with this recipe. Cheesy corn casserole would be a perfect sidekick!
Honey BBQ Chicken: Honey BBQ Chicken is made with my homemade Honey BBQ sauce and tender boneless skinless chicken thighs. It’s a great recipe that will get you compliments on your next gathering!
Smoked Pulled Pork: This Smoked Pork Butt is going to turn into the best Pulled Pork you’ve ever had. It literally just falls off the bone!
Prime Rib: Perfect for Christmas, this Prime Rib Roast couldn’t be easier. Slathered with butter, garlic and herbs and baked to perfection. Add corn casserole, a potato and a salad to round out the meal.
Baked Chicken Legs: This recipe for Baked Chicken Legs is the simplest dinner to make any weeknight. Rub with a little olive oil, homemade spice mix and bake. Corn casserole would be the perfect side dish!
Smothered Baked Pork Chops: Juicy and tender, sweet and savory, these Smothered Baked Pork Chops are roasted to perfection in just 30 minutes! Pork chops are smothered in a homemade butter-rosemary-honey-mustard sauce and baked until juicy!
Best Side Dishes To Pair With Corn Casserole
Roasted Root Vegetables: Roasted Root Vegetables are what I crave around this time of year. Move over salad…make room for earthy, hearty, caramelized deliciousness in the form of oven roasted root vegetables.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts: This super easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe is a great side dish. A brown, crispy exterior with a tender middle. They are a perfect and simple accompaniment to any dinner.
Roasted Cauliflower: This basic, Roasted Cauliflower Recipe is a tasty, low-carb, simple side dish to throw together any day of the week. All you need is olive oil, salt, pepper and a little oven time to get the maximum caramelized, golden brown, super flavorful cauliflower.
Roasted Green Beans or Asparagus: Roasted Vegetables are a super easy side dish to add to your meal! If you want something green to pair with your casserole, you can have these Roasted Green Beans or Roasted Asparagus! Of course you could really kick it up a notch with my Green Bean Casserole!
Broccoli Salad with Bacon: This is the best Broccoli Salad recipe ever! It’s sweet, creamy, and crunchy with fresh broccoli, homemade dressing, and lots of bacon! This salad pairs well with so many different meals.
Cucumber Tomato Salad: A classic and delicious salad, this Cucumber Tomato Salad is light, refreshing and so so easy to make!
Kale Salad: This Kale Salad is healthy and super easy to toss together! Use ingredients you already have and you’ll make a delicious salad in no time!
That Good Salad: Whenever I bring this salad to a party people ask “is that That Good Salad?” It’s that good, all mixed with a garlic dressing. So you might want to make a large bowl of this if you want it to last!
Chicken Pasta Salad with Pecans: This Chicken Pasta Salad is the perfect lunch or side dish! It only takes about 30 minutes to pull together and will last all week!
Mashed Potatoes: This Mashed Potatoes Recipe is smooth, silky and buttery! Creamy Mashed potatoes are delicious on their own or are a perfect addition to any dinner. If you want a slow cooker recipe, try out this Crockpot Mashed Potatoes recipe!
Gravy: If you’re serving corn casserole with roast meat, a savory gravy can be a great addition to drizzle over both the meat and the casserole.
Rice: My Famous Butter Rice is seriously the best, and it’s a family favorite! Add a few simple ingredients to make the most buttery, delicious rice you’ve ever had!
Macaroni and Cheese: Nothing better than Macaroni and Cheese! Get this simple, classic, cheesy recipe for Macaroni and Cheese featuring three kinds of cheese and a crispy, salty topping. This side dish is a staple that the whole family will enjoy!
Cream of Mushroom Soup: This Cream of Mushroom Soup is as easy as they come. Lots of straightforward ingredients, simple steps, and a delicious end product. Adding some croutons to garnish your soup adds wonderful crunchy texture!
Cabbage Roll Soup: This Cabbage Roll Soup is based off my Cabbage Rolls recipe. It is equally hearty and tasty as it is comforting! Made with cooked cabbage, ground beef, rice, tomato sauce and simple seasonings.
Remember that your choice of side dishes should take into account your personal taste preferences and the overall flavor profile you want to achieve for your meal. Whether you prefer something light and refreshing or rich and indulgent, there are plenty of options to compliment corn casserole.
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