CONFETTI CREAMED CORN
1 cup water
6 cups frozen corn
1 medium red or green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
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4 ounces low-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), cut into small cubes
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
In 3-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add corn and bell pepper. Cover; reduce heat to medium. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Drain; return to saucepan.
Stir in all remaining ingredients except green onions. Cover; cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until heated and mixture is well blended. Spoon into serving dish; sprinkle with green onions.
Makes 8 servings.