Moosewood's Crema De Elote (Creamy Corn Soup)

“This is from the famous Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, NY. It is a wonderful combination of veggies with a Mexican flair and is especially nice in the summer when you can add the corn right off of the cob.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a soup pot, saute the onions and garlic in the butter or oil on low heat for about 10 minutes, until the onions are very soft.
  2. Add the coriander, cumin, and chiles; saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they are juicy.
  4. Add the potatoes, bell peppers and vegetable stock; cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the corn and heat thoroughly.
  6. In a blender, puree about half of the soup with the milk and cheese.
  7. Stir the puree back into the soup pot.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Heat slowly until the soup is hot but not boiling.

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