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Choclo Soup

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 5
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Ingredients

3
ears corn
4
tablespoons butter
1
onion, sliced
2
garlic cloves, minced
3
cups vegetable broth
1
large potato, peeled and cubed
1
bay leaf
1/2
cup half and half cream
1/2
tablespoon sea salt

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12.7g
20%
Saturated Fat
7.7g
39%
Cholesterol
33.4mg
11%
Sodium
742.6mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
25.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
4.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
34%
34%
Calcium
5.30%
5%
Iron
5.50%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Directions

  • 1 Shave kernels off corn cobs. Do not throw away cobs.
  • 2 In a pot over a medium heat, add in butter and allow to melt.
  • 3 Add in onion, corn kernels, and garlic. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  • 4 Add in vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  • 5 Add in potato cubes, corn cobs and bay leaf.
  • 6 Let the soup boil for 20 minutes.
  • 7 Remove corn cobs and bay leaf from soup.
  • 8 Place the entire batch of soup into a blender and pour in half and half cream. Sprinkle salt over the top.
  • 9 Blend until smooth.
  • 10 Pour into a bowl and serve hot.

I recently took a trip to Argentina where I tried an amazing vegetarian soup called sopa de choclo, or corn soup. It was perfectly soothing and hit all the comforts of a warm bowl of soup. I love that it is so simple to make, yet extremely flavorful.

Rate and Comment

Nicole Presley Nicole Presley
September 20, 2016

I recently took a trip to Argentina where I tried an amazing vegetarian soup called sopa de choclo, or corn soup. It was perfectly soothing and hit all the comforts of a warm bowl of soup. I love that it is so simple to make, yet extremely flavorful.