Roasted Corn Bisque

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Kimberly Biegacki
from Canfield, OH

I had been searching for a Corn Bisque Soup recipe for several years and finally found one. My mother and I fell in love with this bisque! We both love the creamy texture and rich flavors in this soup, along with the fresh cilantro sprinkled on top with a squeeze of fresh lime makes it even more delicious. I really prefer the corn to be roasted first and it adds a little more depth of flavor to this soup, so I added that in along with a few other spices too. Original recipe from cdkitchen.com.

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serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  •   1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  •   1 small
    onion, chopped
  •   3 c
    fresh roasted corn of the cob, removed
  •   1 tsp
    beau monde seasoning
  •   1/2 tsp
    ground ancho chili pepper (optional)
  •  
    salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  •   4 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  •   1/4 c
    heavy cream
  •   1 Tbsp
    yellow cornmeal
  •   1/2 medium
    red bell pepper, diced
  • GARNISH WITH:
  •   1
    frank's hot sauce, shakes
  •   2 Tbsp
    fresh, chopped cilantro
  •   6
    lime wedges

How To Make

  • 1
    Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and a sprinkle of salt and pepper and cook until softened and translucent. Stir in corn and garlic and continue to cook, stirring often till corn browns, about 5 minutes. (Or roast your corn on the grill or in the oven.)
  • 2
    Add broth and bring mixture to a simmer, for 15 minutes. Taste and add salt and pepper if necessary.
  • 3
    Using a slotted spoon, transfer the corn mixture to a blender. Add cream and 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid. Slightly vent the top of the blender and carefully puree until the mixture is smooth, about 2 minutes on puree speed or higher.
  • 4
    Return the puree to the pan. Whisk in cornmeal and bring the soup to a boil over medium heat while stirring constantly until thickened.
  • 5
    Stir in bell pepper, serve hot or warm with hot sauce, cilantro and a squeeze of lime.....oh so so good! ....and some tea biscuits or crusty Italian bread with some butter.