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Creamy Carrot Cornflakes Casserole

This Creamy Carrot Casserole features carrots baked in a cream sauce and topped with buttery crushed cornflakes. This comforting side dish goes perfectly alongside a roast chicken.

Creamy Carrot Cornflakes Casserole

Mixed in the casserole is sharp cheddar cheese for some great flavor.

Creamy Carrot Cornflakes Casserole

Creamy Carrot Cornflakes Casserole

Servings: 8
5 from 1 vote
Creamy Carrot Casserole features carrots baked in a cream sauce and topped with buttery crushed cornflakes. This comforting side dish goes perfectly alongside a roast chicken.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins

Equipment

  • 9″x13″ Baking Pan
  • Large Sauté Pan

Ingredients
 
 

  • 3 cups cornflakes crushed to 1 cup
  • 8 tbsp. unsalted butter divided
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 lbs. crinkle-cut carrots cooked and drained
  • 1 tbsp. parsley flakes

Instructions
 

  • Combine crumbs and 4 tbsp. melted butter; set aside.
  • Add onion to remaining butter. Saute over low heat. Add flour, salt and pepper. Stir in cream and half and half in 1/2 cup increments.
  • Increase heat to medium; cook until bubbly and thickened, stirring constantly. Add cheese; stir until smooth. Stir in cooked carrots and parsley.
  • Spread in greased 9 x 13” baking dish. Sprinkle with crumb mixture. Cover casserole with foil.
  • Bake in 350° oven about 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 5 minutes or until bubbly and crumbs are golden.

Nutrition

Calories: 451kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 12gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 20gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 604mgPotassium: 561mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 20261IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 331mgIron: 4mg

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