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Mexican Corn Soup Recipe

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By Capper's Farmer Editors | Dec 23, 2014

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A simple recipe, Mexican Corn Soup Recipe takes very little time from start to table.
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  • 4 servings

    SERVINGS

    Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 can (12 ounces) sweet corn, drained
  • 2-1/4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • Tortilla chips and cilantro, for garnish

Directions

  • Melt butter in a 3-quart saucepan. Add green pepper, green onions and garlic, and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour, oregano, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Gradually stir in chicken broth and salsa. Add bay leaf and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf. Add corn and 1-1/2 cups cheese, and continue cooking and stirring until cheese is melted and soup is heated through.
  • Top each serving with tortilla chips, cilantro and remaining cheese.We have plenty more Mexican dish recipes. Check out Easy Mexican Recipes Spice Up Dinner Menus.