Soups & Salads

Artisan White Cheddar Corn Soup

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 45 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 335
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Artisan White Cheddar Corn Soup
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
45 min
Servings
8
Calories
335

Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (32 oz.) pkg. reduced sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 5 cups (28 oz.) frozen corn kernels
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp. each: salt, freshly ground black pepper and dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2-1/2 cups (10 oz.) Sargento® Artisan Blends® Shredded Wisconsin Sharp White Cheddar Cheese
  • Optional garnishes: additional cheese, croutons, finely diced ham, hot pepper sauce and/or unsweetened whipped cream mixed with Dijon mustard and chopped fresh herbs
Directions
  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; sauté 10 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes.
  2. Add broth, corn, bay leaf, salt, pepper and thyme leaves. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 30 minutes.
  3. Discard bay leaf. Transfer mixture 2 cups at a time to a blender container. Remove round plastic disc from lid; close lid and cover opening with a thick kitchen towel or pot holder. Hold towel over lid while blending mixture on high speed until mixture is pureed. Transfer mixture to a saucepan. Repeat with remaining soup mixture.
  4. Add cream to soup; bring to a boil. Stir in cheese; turn off heat and stir until cheese is melted. Taste and adjust seasonings. Ladle soup into shallow bowls; garnish as desired.

Serving Size 2

Calories 279

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 19.80g 31%
Sat. Fat 11.00g 55%
Mono Unsat. Fat 5.50g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.10g
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 844mg 35%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 13g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 120RE
Vitamin C 23mg 38%
Calcium 292mg 29%
Iron 2mg 11%