Mexican Street Corn Soup

Lunch / Dinner

Mexican Street Corn Soup

Move over, corn chowder; this flavorful Mexican Street Corn Soup is a delectable departure from the norm. Inspired by the festive street fare, with salty Cotija cheese and zesty lime to balance out the sweetness of the corn, it's a meal in its own right — or a satisfying complement to your favorite Mexican dish.


6 servings (8 cups)

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Purée 2 cups corn kernels with 1 cup broth in a food processor.

Heat oil in a pot over medium. Add remaining 2 cups corn kernels, minced scallion whites and light greens, garlic, and chile powder; cook 5 minutes.

Stir in remaining 3 cups broth and puréed corn; simmer 10 minutes. Stir in crema and Cotija until heated through and cheese melts, 3 minutes.

Add cilantro and lime juice; season soup with salt and pepper. Top servings with sliced scallion greens and zest.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 467

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28g 43%

Saturated Fat 9g 45%

Cholesterol 85mg 28%

Sodium 157mg 6%

Carbs 20g 6%

Protein 28g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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