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Creamy Cornbread Casserole in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

Just whipped up a creamy cornbread casserole in my Ninja Foodi. Mixed cornbread, creamed corn, sour cream, butter, eggs, and cheddar. Baked it until golden brown. Can't wait to dig in!

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Ready for a cornbread twist? Here's my twist on a classic - creamy cornbread casserole baked right in my trusty Ninja Foodi. This dish, brimming with the homey goodness of corn and rich creaminess of cheddar, is one I've perfected through countless family dinners and potlucks. Amped up with creamed corn, sour cream and a bracing shower of cheese, it’s the kind of snack that makes you want to hang out in the kitchen. You're going to want to try this, trust me!

Ingredients for Creamy Cornbread Casserole

  • Cornbread mix: Essential for the base, provides the cornbread texture and flavor crucial for the casserole's foundation.
  • Creamed corn: Adds moisture and sweetness, enhancing the overall creaminess and taste of the casserole.
  • Sour cream: Brings tanginess and richness, contributing to the creamy texture and flavor profile of the casserole.
  • Butter: Provides richness and moisture, enhancing the overall flavor and texture of the casserole.
  • Eggs: Bind the ingredients together, adding structure and moisture to the casserole while contributing to its richness.
  • Cheddar cheese: Adds a savory depth and gooey texture, creating a flavorful cheesy crust on top of the casserole.

Tools & Equipment

  • Mixing bowl: To combine the ingredients thoroughly before baking.
  • Casserole dish: To bake and serve the cornbread casserole in the Ninja Foodi.

Serves: 8 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of cornbread mix
  • 1 can of creamed corn
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi on the bake/roast setting at 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the cornbread mix, creamed corn, sour cream, melted butter, and eggs. Mix until well combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into a greased casserole dish.
  4. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  5. Place the casserole dish in the Ninja Foodi and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Let it cool slightly before serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 350 kcal | Carbohydrates: 30 g | Protein: 6 g | Total Fat: 22 g | Saturated Fat: 12 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 90 mg | Sodium: 600 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 8 g | Calcium: 150 mg | Potassium: 200 mg | Iron: 1.5 mg | Vitamin A: 200 µg | Vitamin C: 5 mg

Can You Make Creamy Cornbread Casserole Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the cornbread casserole as instructed but do not bake.
  • Cover the casserole dish with plastic wrap and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  • When ready to bake, remove from the refrigerator, top with cheese, and bake as directed.

Freezing Instructions

  • Prepare the cornbread casserole but do not bake.
  • Cover the casserole dish tightly with foil or plastic wrap.
  • Label the dish with the date and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • To bake from frozen, remove the casserole from the freezer, top with cheese, and bake at 375°F (190°C) for about 45-50 minutes or until heated through.

Did you know that adding a can of diced green chilies to this creamy cornbread casserole in the ninja foodi recipe can give it a delicious kick of flavor without making it too spicy? It's a great way to add a little twist to this classic dish!

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of cheese in this recipe?
Yes, feel free to experiment with different types of cheese to suit your taste preferences.
Can I make this cornbread casserole ahead of time?
Absolutely! You can prepare the casserole ahead of time and bake it when you're ready to serve.
How can I make this recipe more spicy?
To add some heat, consider mixing in diced jalapeños or adding a sprinkle of cayenne pepper to the batter.
Can I substitute the sour cream with Greek yogurt?
Yes, Greek yogurt can be a suitable substitute for sour cream in this recipe.
Is it possible to make this cornbread casserole gluten-free?
You can use a gluten-free cornbread mix to make this casserole gluten-free.

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