Golden Corn Soup

Golden Corn Soup

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
30 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
10 mins
Yields:
4 to 5 servings

Served warm or cold, this refreshing corn soup is garnished with a swirl of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh herbs - a flavorful punch that will please your family and friends.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) fresh corn with husks removed (4 medium ears)
  • 2 cans (12 fluid ounces each) NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk or Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 1 celery stalk, sliced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper for seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 large sprigs fresh thyme
  • Light sour cream or crème fraîche (optional)
  • Chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)

Directions

CUT kernels from the cobs; reserve kernels and cobs. Place evaporated milk and corncobs in large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 8 minutes.

MEANWHILE, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent. Stir in carrot, celery, garlic and reserved corn kernels. Season with salt and ground black pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

ADD vegetable mixture, water and thyme in saucepan; cover. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Discard corncobs and thyme. Cool mixture for about 10 minutes.

POUR soup into blender until it is half full; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour through a medium sieve into clean saucepan (discard contents of sieve). Repeat process with remaining soup. Reheat soup until heated through. Serve topped with swirl of sour cream and chives.

Cook's Tip: Soup is also great served chilled.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/4 to 5 servings of recipe
  • Calories 300
  • Calories from Fat 70

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 8g 12%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
  • Cholesterol 30mg 10%
  • Sodium 280mg 12%
  • Carbohydrates 47g 16%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
  • Sugars 25g
  • Protein 16g
  • Vitamin A 50%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 50%
  • Iron 0%

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