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!!

Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole
Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole

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
Yellow Rice and Corn Casserole

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

 yellow rice
whole kernel corn
butter
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

Gina Abernathy
Yellow rice and corn casserole is a simple and delicious side dish for any night of the week or holiday meal. Made with only 5 ingredients.
5 from 17 votes
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.
Keyword yellow rice and corn casserole

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25 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    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!

  2. 5 stars
    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!

  3. 5 stars
    I love the texture of this dish! The flavors are super good and it goes so well with so many mains!

  4. 5 stars
    This was so easy and delicious. I used pepper jack cheese (thanks for the suggestion) and my family really loved it. So creamy!

  5. 5 stars
    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.

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