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Trinidad Corn Pie

Trinidad Corn Pie – An Irresistible Corn Casserole loaded with tons of flavor and a little heat . A must make for the holidays.

Course Main
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 232 kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 can Canned Corn (15 ounce)
  • 1 Large egg
  • ½ cup corn meal
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 green onions white parts only chopped
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 bell pepper green or red diced
  • 1 teaspoon or more salt
  • ½ teaspoon scotch bonnet pepper or cayenne pepper
  • ½- 1 canned evaporated milk depending on texture
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese divided
  • 2- tablespoon sugar optional
  • White pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease casserole bowl and set aside
  2. Strain out water from the corn, into a bowl . Pour the liquid into 1 cup , if it does not fill add enough water to fill it.
  3. Return the water into the bowl, followed by egg and corn meal. Mix thoroughly. Set aside.
  4. Melt butter to a sauce pan, then add green onion, bell pepper, onion, salt and pepper then stir for about 2-3 minutes or until tender.
  5. Then add the milk, bring to a boil and quickly add the cornmeal and egg mixture.
  6. Reduce heat to low and cook for about 4 minutes stirring frequently to prevent any burns
  7. After about 4 minutes add corn and continue cooking for another 5 minutes until the mixtures comes easily from the sides of the pot.
  8. Add ½ cup cheese, parsley and sugar, mix well .
  9. Transfer corn mixture into prepared casserole, top with remaining cheese and bake until top is lightly brown about 30-40 minutes and the cheese is bubbly .
  10. Let it cool before serving

Recipe Notes

  1. If you like  this on the dry side then use only  a  cup  of milk , if you like what you are see then go with  the full can.
  2. You may add prepared sausage, bacon, or prosciutto on top, for those of you that want protein and salty garnish in the mix.
  3. For an even quicker corn casserole try this one here.