Fresh organic sweetcorn soup

Fresh organic sweetcorn soup

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  • Easy
  • Fat conscious
  • 20 minutes
  • 30 minutes, plus 40 minutes for the broth


  • For the chicken broth:
  • backbone and wingtips from 1 organic chicken
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 organic onion, chopped
  • a few sprigs parsley
  • peppercorns
  • salt
  • 8 organic sweetcorn cobs
  • olive oil
  • 2 cloves organic garlic, crushed
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Instructions

To make the chicken broth: Pour water into a large pot. Add the chicken backbone and wingtips to the water, along with the onion, parsley, peppercorns and a little salt. Simmer for 30 to 40 minutes. Strain, check seasoning and set aside.
To make the soup: Preheat the oven to 200°C. Slice the kernels off the cobs. Mix 250ml (1 cup kernels with a little olive oil and roast for 15 minutes or until the sweetcorn starts to catch and crisp. Season and set aside. Soften the onion in a spoonful of oil, then stir in the garlic and the remaining sweetcorn. Pour in 750ml (3 cups) of the chicken broth and bring to a simmer. Cook, half-covered, for 15 to 20 minutes. Check seasoning. Just before serving, reheat and blend until frothy. Serve immediately, sprinkled with the roasted kernels.
Per serving: 518.5kJ, 3.2g protein, 2.7g fat, 18.3g carbs

TASTE’s take:
Light and frothy, with a sprinkling of crunchy corn, this is a wonderful springtime soup.

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