spiced sweetcorn soup
Spiced sweetcorn soup with chipotle & feta cheese
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
A spiced sweetcorn soup with flavours of Mexico and lots of smoky heat from the chipotle chilli.
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Soup, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: spiced sweetcorn soup
Servings: 12
Author: Laura Scott
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions roughly chopped
  • 4 sticks celery roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 small sweet potatoes peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 kilo frozen sweetcorn
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 litre vegetable stock/water
  • 1 lime zest & juice
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste thinned down with a splash of water
  • Chopped coriander dried/fresh red chilli & crumbled feta cheese for garnish
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat then fry off the onion, celery, garlic and sweet potatoes until softened which will take around 10 minutes
  2. Add in the spices and continue to fry for a further 3 minutes
  3. Pour in the sweetcorn, stir well to mix in the spices then add in the vegetable stock/water
  4. Bring the soup to the boil, turn down to a medium heat and cook for 30 minutes
  5. Blend the soup in a high powered blender then add in the lime zest, lime juice and the chipotle paste
  6. Check the seasoning and serve the soup with garnishes of coriander, chilli and feta cheese
Recipe Notes

This soup can be kept in the fridge for a few days or it can be frozen in zip lock bags to enjoy at a later date.