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delicious cajun style corn soup

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Karen Lee
New Roads, LA

This is a pretty spicy soup that I have tallied up the points for, for those Weight Watcher Members. I love spicy foods that are full of flavor as well. If the thought of "corn" soup seems odd, don't let that deter you. I have tried other versions of corn soup, but the way I make this soup removes some of the calories, by omitting a few ingredients that most Cajuns in Louisiana would never go without (that is roux and pork sausage). It does not take away from the flavor at all. So, if you are looking to taste a deliciously spicy soup, please try this. I do hope you like it.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Karen's twist on Cajun corn soup might be lighter in calories and fat, but it doesn't lack flavor. Skipping a traditional roux and using turkey Italian sausage lightens the soup and adds a unique flavor. Onions and garlic add their mellow flavors, but the chopped tomatoes with chiles add a kick. The pops of sweet corn is a nice contrast to the spicy soup. This Cajun-style corn soup will be super satisfying on a crisp evening.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 10 1 cup servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For delicious cajun style corn soup

  • 1 lb
    Johnsonville hot Italian turkey sausage
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped (large size will work as well)
  • 2 can
    Original Rotel (10 oz each)
  • 2 can
    whole kernel sweet corn, undrained (15.25 oz each)
  • 1 can
    Swanson's chicken broth (14 oz)
  • 2
    red potatoes, cut up in to small bite size portions (may substitute one medium- large white potato)
  • 1 tsp

How To Make delicious cajun style corn soup

Test Kitchen Tips
Use a can to add extra water to the soup. Judge how much to add by how much broth you'd like. We could not find the recommended sausage. We used the entire package of Jennie-O turkey sweet Italian sausage (19.5 oz) in its place.
  • Remove casings from sausage and chop onions.
    Remove casings (skin covering) from sausage. Chop the onions.
  • Add chopped onion, minced garlic, and sausage to a pot.
    In a large cast iron or non-stick cooking pot, add chopped onion, minced garlic, and sausage.
  • Cook until sausage is done.
    Cook until sausage is done.
  • Add all other ingredients and cook for 30 minutes.
    Add all other ingredients. Cook on medium heat for about 30 minutes.
  • Once the potatoes are done, the soup is ready.
    Once the potatoes are done, the soup is ready. Enjoy!
  • Textures of the Delicious Cajun-Style Corn Soup.
    Note: I like mine pretty spicy, but it is the kind of spicy that also comes with a lot of flavor as well. If you can't take the heat, then I strongly suggest substituting one of the cans of Original Rotel with the mild version. If you find it still too spicy, then use plain turkey sausage (lean if possible) rather than hot turkey sausage. For those who want to reduce the caloric value, hot Italian turkey sausage and low-sodium chicken broth can be used as a substitute. Tastes just as good.