This zesty buttery slow-cooker buttery bacon ranch corn will wow your family and friends at your next holiday gathering.
If you are traveling for a get-together with family, and are looking for an incredibly easy side dish that will travel well, then you’re in the right place! Here in Iowa, we love our corn and ranch, so this is the ultimate Midwest vegetable side dish that kids will eat at our holiday table!
Four 15-ounce cans of corn– you can also use fresh or frozen for this recipe, but canned corn works best.
1/4 cup of unsalted butter –cut into even slices
Ranch Seasoning Ingredients
2 tsp of onion powder– you can also use dried onion
2 tsp garlic powder
Two teaspoons of dried parsley
Two teaspoons of dried dill
One teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of pepper
You can also use one packet of hidden valley ranch seasoning or ranch dip mix if you don’t want to make your own.
Optional Ingredients: Add a little red onion or jalapenos for some bite. You can also add additional spice if you like it. Cajun seasoning, chili powder, cayenne pepper, or Elote Seasoning taste great when paired with ranch. Bacon bits would also taste amazing with this corn.
crock pot or slow cooker
1. Place Corn in your slow cooker. Place Ranch seasoning on top and stir it. Add any other seasonings at this time.
2. Cut butter into even slices and place them evenly over the corn.
3. Slow Cooker for 1-2 hours and serve warm from the slow cooker.
Can I make this in the oven?
Yes, you can add all of the ingredients to a baking dish. Stir them together. Cover and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes. You can cook this on the stovetop in just a few minutes.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days. You can reheat the corn in the. Microwave or eat it cold on salads.
This is such an easy side dish that can be made all year round! Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, or the 4th of July are all appropriate times of the year to eat corn!
- 4 15 ounce cans of corn drained
- 1/4 cup butter cut into even slices
- 1/4 cup bacon bits
- 1 packet ranch seasoning
Homemade Ranch Seasoning
- 2 teaspoons onion powder
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons dried dill
- 2 teaspoons dried parsley
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Place Corn in your slow cooker. Place Ranch seasoning on top and stir it. Add any other seasonings at this time.
Cut butter into even slices and place them evenly over the corn.
Slow Cooker for 1-2 hours and serve warm from the slow cooker.
Check out these side dish and snack recipes.
Slow Cooker Ranch Carrots
Blueberry Lemon Broccoli Salad
Sour Cream and Onion Devilled Eggs
Homemade restaurant-quality corn chips
Nutritional Benefits of Corn: Corn has protein, potassium, vitamin C, calcium, and fiber and is low in sodium and cholesterol.
You will see many slow cooker corn recipes with tons of cream cheese and heavy cream. I promise you. You don’t need those ingredients for a delicious side dish.
Did you try these super easy slow cooker ranch seasoned corn? I would love to hear how it turned out for you! Please comment below this blog post or tag me on social media and let me know how it turned out for you! You can find me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.