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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 133.7
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 16.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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Grilled Corn Soup

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Grilled Corn Soup

Introduction

Take a break from eating corn on the cob to make this simple soup. Pair with a grilled steak and green salad, and dinner's ready. Take a break from eating corn on the cob to make this simple soup. Pair with a grilled steak and green salad, and dinner's ready.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    4 ears of corn (about 1 cup)
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    1 red onion, diced
    1 Anaheim pepper, center ribs removed and diced
    2 cups vegetable stock
    1 teaspoon cumin seed
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    1 lime, zested and juiced
    1/4 cup (one bunch) cilantro leaves, chopped


Tips

This is similar to one served at York St. Cafe in Newport, Ky. Several people have asked me to re-create the recipe, and this is as close as we're going to get without their secrets!

You will love this flavorful, slightly spicy, healthy soup on those hot summer days. The best part is that it cooks so quickly that it will not heat up the kitchen.

One full recipe makes 4 cups. Great for small families but not so great with the immersion blender. I would recommend using a traditional blender or small food processor to puree this soup. You want to eat the soup not wear it to the table.


Directions

Heat a grill to moderate high heat. Place the corn, husks and silks still attached, on the grill. Close the grill and cook for 30 minutes. The corn will steam inside the husks. Remove from heat, and allow to cool until you are able to handle the corn. Remove the husks and silks, then strip the kernels from the cob.

Warm the oil in a medium saucepan over moderate heat, then add the cumin, onion and peppers. SautÚ for 3-4 minutes, stirring often. Add the corn and half of the stock; continue to cook for 2 minutes. Place the mixture in a blender or food processor and puree. Transfer back to saucepan and add the remaining stock. Heat just until warm.

Add the cilantro and lime just before serving.


Serving Size:áMakes 4 servings, one cup each






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  • Incredible!
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I've pureed 2 cups of the corn, and reserved 2 cups of kernels to add back in for some texture in this type of soup. A swirl of Greek yogurt is an elegant finishing touch. Garnish with a basil sprig on the yogurt swirl. Dash paprika for color. - 7/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this exactly as the recipe directs, and it was excellent. It made less than 4 cups - maybe only 3 - 3.5 - but I suspect my ears of corn were on the small side. I will make it again! - 7/17/12

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was my first Spark resipe. Very easy, lots of flavor. Left out the peppers and still was great. The lime and cilantro add lots of flavor. I added in some plain Greek yogurt for a little creamy texture. Will make again! - 7/12/12

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  • 4 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I also reckon this would make into a brill smoothie - my thoughts have been turning Smoothie recently, given recent increase in Juice information. - 7/10/12

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I will have to try this. Sounds yummy. I cook ears of corn in the microwave. For about 4 ears of corn, I cook it, husk & all, for about 12 minutes. I love the flavor & the crispiness of it. - 7/10/13

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  • Very Good
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is very similar to my mothers. Instead of roasting corn I will use Tradr Joe's frozed roasted corn kernals. I usually have a small roll with soup but for this one I may just make some pita crisps to go with this soup. - 11/24/12

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is very good but I left out the cilantro. I also like NANCYHOME247's idea of reserving some of the corn for texture. - 7/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is great. And vegan too! - 7/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I luv this recipe, it sounds just perfect. - 11/1/12

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  • O.K.
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    You can sub the corn with low salt canned cream corn. - 7/11/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I pureed this soup and did without the cilantro, it just seemed to please my palate more. - 7/10/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am not a soup fan but this is delicious. Olive oil/corn/cilantro taste heavenly together! - 7/10/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I modified this recipe to allow for what ingredients I had on hand. It was delicious. - 1/26/13

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I wish I knew about this recipe in the summer! It sounds really good. - 12/5/12

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    We love corn and I can't wait to try the recipe. I will use either shoepeg corn or part frozen and a can of shoepeg. It sounds so yummy. I love so many recipes and this is my first time commenting. - 11/27/12

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  • I was actually disappointed w/it. Could be my fault for boiling the corn instead (since I did the no-no of shucking the corn in the store before finding the recipe). Otherwise I prepared it as directed. It came out too sweet, not enough spice, IMHO. My S.O. ate it but I think he was just being nice. - 7/24/14

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  • This was great and I will make this again. I reserved half of the kernels to add back and loved it that way. - 7/11/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Making it tonight - 7/10/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great! With a Diabetes 2 diagnosis, it may not be the best choice especially since I would have a tough time stopping with one serving. - 12/15/12

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I love corn soup. - 7/11/12

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very good- - 7/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    sounds delicious. - 7/10/12

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