Creamy Corn with Cumin Soup Recipe

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Creamy Corn with Cumin Soup Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 21, 2023

Enjoy a hearty and comforting bowl of creamy corn soup infused with the rich flavors of cumin. This easy-to-make soup combines the sweetness of fresh corn with the warmth of cumin, creating a satisfying dish that is perfect for any time of the year. The creamy texture, paired with the fragrant spices, makes this soup a true delight for your taste buds. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal preparation time, you can whip up this flavorful soup in no time. Serve it as an appetizer or pair it with a salad for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh corn kernels
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat and sauté the onion until it becomes translucent.
  2. Add the minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the corn kernels to the pot and sauté for 5 minutes until slightly golden.
  4. Pour the vegetable broth into the pot and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, puree the soup until smooth.
  6. Return the soup to the pot and stir in the cumin and heavy cream. Season with salt and black pepper according to your taste.
  7. Simmer the soup for another 5 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
  8. Serve the soup hot, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves.

Interesting Facts

  • Cumin is a popular spice in American cuisine and adds a distinctive flavor to dishes.
  • Fresh corn adds natural sweetness and a burst of flavor to the soup.
  • This creamy corn soup can be easily customized by adding other ingredients like diced potatoes or cooked bacon for extra flavor.