Monday, June 8, 2009

Corn And Tomato Soup Recipe

Ingredients :

1 tablespoon vegetable oil. 
1/2 onion, chopped. 
1 celery rib, chopped. 
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. 
1 garlic clove, finely chopped. 
4 cups fresh corn kernels, cut from about 8 fresh ears. 
4 fresh large tomatoes, seeded and chopped coarsely. 
1/2 cup water. 
1/2 teaspoon salt. 
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro (coriander) leaves.

Method Of Praparation :

Heat oil in a heavy 2-quart saucepan; sauté onion, celery, cayenne and garlic until tender (about 5 minutes).
Add corn, tomatoes, water and salt to sautéed vegetables. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until corn is tender, about 30 minutes. Thin with up to 1/2 cup water, milk or cream if desired. Stir in coriander leaves just at serving time.

servings : 4 People.

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