Corn Soup
Serves: 4
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 ears corn
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • bacon pieces and basil for topping
  1. Shuck and clean corn well.
  2. Cut the kernels off each ear and set aside.
  3. Heat the butter in a soup pot over medium heat.
  4. Add onion and saute until soft, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add corn kernels and enough water to just barely cover corn.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook 15-20 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and pour soup into a blender and run until smooth.
  8. Pour the blended soup into a strainer over a clean pot. Using a wooden spoon, push the soup through the strainer.
  9. Return strained soup to stove, add salt and pepper and 1 cup milk.
  10. Ladle into bowls and serve with bacon pieces and snipped fresh basil.
Recipe by Three Hungry Boys at