Chilled Corn Soup

This chilled, vegan soup really shows off summer’s sweet, golden corn
Corn Soup

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This recipe makes the smoothest, sweetest, simplest chilled corn soup.

This recipe is courtesy of My Recipes.

6
Servings
175
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 ears shucked corn
  • 4 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 Cups chopped onion
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme, tied in a bundle
  • 3/4 Teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 Cups water
  • 1/2 Cup avocado, diced and peeled
  • 1/2 Cup radish, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 Teaspoon ground red pepper

Directions

Cut the corn kernels from the ears of corn. Scrape the “milk” and remaining pulp from cobs using the dull side of a knife blade.

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium flame. Add the onions, thyme, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion is softened. Add the corn kernels and garlic. Cover and cook for 4 minutes. Add the corn pulp, water, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove from the heat.

Discard the thyme. Place half the corn mixture in a blender, and blend until smooth. Strain the mixture through a sieve into a large bowl. Repeat with the remaining mixture. Chill for at least 4 hours.

Combine the avocado, radish, cilantro, lime juice, and ground pepper in a small bowl.

Divide soup between 6 bowls and top with the avocado mixture.

Corn Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Corn Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
19%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Protein
3g
6%
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
16µg
2%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
7.2%
Vitamin C
15mg
25%
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
11µg
14%
Calcium
27mg
3%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
47µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
47µg
12%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
38mg
10%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
79mg
11%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
322mg
9%
Sodium
256mg
11%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.5%
Zinc
0.5mg
3.5%