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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Creamy Corn Soup

Capture the sweetness of fresh corn in this four-ingredient soup. Freeze portions for up to six months, and then heat them straight from the freezer.

  • prep: 20 mins
    total time: 25 mins
  • servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 16 ears yellow corn
  • 4 tablespoons butter, (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • Tortilla chips, (optional)
  • Lime wedges, (optional)
  • Scallions, sliced, (optional)

Cook's Note

Let cool, then freeze in individual servings; reheat over medium-low (or in microwave).

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Remove husks and silks from corn. Holding ears in a large bowl, slice off kernels (to yield about 10 cups). When slicing corn from cobs, work in a deep bowl to catch the kernels and any juices. In two batches, puree kernels and accumulated juices with a total of 2 cups water until chunky.

  2. Step 2

    In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook pureed corn, butter, 4 cups water, and salt until butter is melted and soup is heated through, 5 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Serve hot, garnished with tortilla chips, lime wedges, and sliced scallions, as desired.

Source
Everyday Food, July/August 2004

Reviews (4)

  • 27 Aug, 2008

    This was very easy to make and so perfect for summer or fall-I made a few additions though. I added one can of low fat coconut milk, 2 diced jalapenos, and 2 diced potatoes. I did not use the scallions or lime wedges.

  • 22 Aug, 2008

    I sometimes add a can evaporated skim milk and a diced potato to this soup and it makes a chowder. You can use cream instead of the evaporated milk and garnish with crumbled bacon if you are feeling decadent.

  • 21 Aug, 2008

    tastes just like fresh corn

  • 21 Aug, 2008

    Pre heat the water, add the corn cobs after removing the kernels. Cook for a few minutes then remove. This will add additional flavor and naturally thickens the soup a bit. Yummm