Chipotle Cheddar Corn Casserole
- 2 T butter
- 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
- 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped
- 2 T flour
- 2 cups milk
- 2 t sugar, optional
- 1 (16 oz.) bag frozen white or yellow corn, thawed
- 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350.
Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and chipotle; cook, stirring, until onion softens, 2 minutes. Whisk in the flour; cook, whisking, 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in the milk; stir in sugar. Heat, whisking, to a boil. Stir in the corn.
Pour the mixture into a greased 9 inch square baking pan. Sprinkle cheese over top. Bake until bubbling and cheese is golden brown, 40-50 minutes.