Cook’s Notes: Positively addictive! It is good with tortilla chips or pita chips or served as a side dish. It is a favorite dish at parties and potlucks.
16 oz bag frozen corn kernals (4 c), such as Trader Joe’s Roasted Corn
14.5 oz can diced tomatoes with sweet onion
8 oz package cream cheese, cut into large cubes and softened
1/2 tsp Mild Chili Spice Mix (instead of plain chili powder)
1 tsp garlic powder, such as Garli Garni
Heat oven to 350F.
Put the corn in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on High for 5 minutes. Drain the tomatoes and add to the corn. Add the block of cream cheese and microwave for another minute to soften the cream cheese. Stir in the spices until well-blended.
Lightly coat a glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place the corn mix in the baking dish and smooth the top. Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
Recipe source: Modified from a recipe by Corinne Doubiago, http://www.allrecipes.com. She says, “This mixture is a great hot and easy appetizer.” Original recipe yield: 6 cups.