Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole
This is my go-to recipe for church dinners, family gatherings, or weeknight side dishes. This casserole comes together easily and is quite tasty.
This yellow rice and corn casserole is seriously the best casserole you will ever eat. No joking–it is that good!!
It goes great as a side dish with chicken or really any other meat. I could make a meal of this casserole by itself. It definitely takes center stage to any meal and your family will be asking you to make this time and time again.
You may want to double this recipe if you plan to make it for family gatherings, church socials, family reunions, or just so you can have leftovers at home.
Rice and Corn Casserole is one of those dishes that usually shows up during the week and on our holiday table. It’s simple to make and so good to eat. Only 5 ingredients. This dish is always a hit when served any time of the year.
Cooked yellow rice is combined with corn, melted butter, cream of mushroom soup, and cheddar cheese that results in a wonderful side dish.
Yellow rice and corn casserole is a great dish served with green beans, fried okra, grilled chicken, meatloaf, and really just about anything.
If you are looking for a side dish to serve for Thanksgiving or Christmas, this is it. A simple dish that comes together fast. Add this casserole to your family’s weeknight meal plan and put some smiles on your family’s faces and good food in their bellies.
Ingredients Needed for Rice and Corn Casserole
whole kernel corn
cream of mushroom soup
shredded Cheddar cheese
How to Make Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole
This is a simple casserole to put together. It only takes minutes to mix together and you will have a delicious dish in the oven to serve your family for dinner. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting butter. Combine rice with corn, butter, and soup in a bowl; mix well. Spoon into a greased baking dish and top with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees until hot, bubbly and cheese melts.
Where Do I Find Yellow Rice?
Yellow Rice can be found in the grocery store next to white rice. I like to buy it in 5-ounce packages. This is the perfect size for this casserole and a great ingredient to have on hand in your pantry.
Tips and Variations for Making Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole
Use Mexican Corn
Use different cheeses such as Pepper Jack or Mexican Blend
Add diced jalapenos to kick it up a notch
Use Cream of Celery or Cream of Chicken instead of Cream of Mushroom– if desired.
Add sliced and drained mushrooms.
Top with more cheese the last few minutes of the cooking time
This casserole is so easy to make. Try it, your family will love you!
Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole
- 1 5 ounce package Yellow Rice
- 1 15 ounce can Whole Kernel Corn drained
- 1/2 cup Melted Butter
- 1 10 ounce can Cream of Mushroom Soup
- 1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Cook rice according to package directions. Omit butter.
- Combine rice with corn, butter, and soup in a bowl; mix well.
- Spoon into a greased baking dish and top with cheese.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until hot, bubbly and cheese melts.
This looks so yummy and so easy to make, two of my favorite things haha. 🙂 Definitely bookmarking for later!
So easy to make, and delicious too, perfect for a busy weekday meals!
Yes, so easy! Enjoy!
This sounds so yummy and I love how easy it is to make! I need more of those recipes in my life!! Great for a busy night!
Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy!
This yellow rice and corn casserole looks easy and delicious. I love all of the different variations. This is definitely going to be added to my list of simple pot luck dishes. Thanks for sharing!
Hi Lisa! This casserole is one of the easiest to put together and seems to always disappear fast! Definitely a keeper.
Totally digging this corn and rice casserole! This was so delicious and amazing, I loved all the flavors!
Thank you, Kayla! Yes, this is also my favorite casserole. Great for holidays.
Deliciousness, pure and simple!
Easy and super delicious! Love this recipe!
This yellow rice and corn casserole looks like the perfect cozy fall side dish! It would be great with a roasted chicken for a family meal. Thanks for sharing!
This was such a comforting side dish. I served it with Cajun chicken. So good!
This was absolutely delicious and the cream of mushroom made it soo creamy! Such an easy dinner recipe. I’ll definitely be making it for the family again!
I love quick and easy recipes! It tasted wonderful! Thanks for sharing!
Sounds delicious and easy to make.. thanks for sharing
This dish is so easy and sounds delicious! I’ve never heard of yellow rice before, so I learned something new!
Your recipe sounds so delicious and satiating! I am not sure I ever saw yellow rice in the UK, but I never looked beside the organic long-grain I usually buy. Will pay more attention on the next grocery shopping trip:)
I love the texture of this dish! The flavors are super good and it goes so well with so many mains!
This was so easy and delicious. I used pepper jack cheese (thanks for the suggestion) and my family really loved it. So creamy!
It was delicious! I made it as a side for fried pork chops and everyone enjoyed it!
I was looking for a new side dish to add to my weekly routine and this looks great! Saved and can’t wait to try it later this week.
What an easy and tasty dish with just a few ingredients. Can’t wait to make this again.
Hi, I made this for an office potluck. It was so easy to make and everyone loved it. Just wanted to let you know.