Veggie Mexican corn soup
Thick and creamy Veggie Mexican corn soup is a perfect nourishing option for cold winter nights. A hearty, comforting soup that is packed with flavor and amazingly delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 PEOPLE
- 15 oz Cream of corn
- 2 tablespoon Tomato puree (Or 1 small tomato, chopped)
- 1/4 cup Chopped Onions
- 1 teaspoon Chopped Garlic
- 1 small Chopped green chili
- 1.5 teaspoon Vinegar
- 3 tablespoon Chunky salsa (add a tablespoon more if you like it spicy)
- 2.5 cups of Vegetable stock
- 2 tablespoon Olive oil
- 1 tablespoon Chopped scallions
- 1 tablespoon Chopped cilantro leaves
Heat oil in a pan, add garlic and sauté for a minute, till it releases all its flavor in the oil. Stir in chopped onions and sauté until soft .
Once the onions are translucent add green chilies. and tomato puree and mix it well. Cook for another 2 minutes till the oil separates.
Add tomato puree and mix it well.
Time for the main ingredient to go in - Cream of corn.
And all the spices.
Give it a good stir. The mixture will become thick.
Add the secret ingredient - salsa.
Pour in 1.5 cups of vegetable stock and bring it to a boil. Adjust consistency according to taste.
After a boil- take it off the flame and allow it to cool.
When cooled, use an immersion blender and blend the corn soup until smooth. Corn is fibrous so you'll need to blend a little longer.
Return the soup back to the flame and allow it to simmer uncovered for another 5-10 minutes. Add cilantro leaves, vinegar, and mix until blended.
Garnish with chopped scallions, cilantro leaves and serve hot. NOTE - Soup will change color from red to pale yellow once pulsed.
This soup never fails to please a crowd. Non-vegans can top this soup with shredded cheese and tortilla strips for extra crunch and flavor.
For added nutrition, feel free to sneak veggies into this soup.
Some options are -
- bell peppers.
Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1454mg | Potassium: 669mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1712IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg