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"Toasted" Corn Soup

Type: Low Fat
Courses: Soup
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons 60mlCorn ears (medium)
4 cups 948mlReduced-sodium defatted chicken broth
1 cup 110g / 3.9ozCarrot - peeled, shredded (large)
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozOnion - chopped (medium)
2   Garlic cloves - minced
  Shredded fresh basil - to garnish
  Freshly-cracked black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ears of corn and saute; turn frequently until lightly browned. Remove ears from pan and let cool.

In a 4-quart pan combine broth, carrot, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat. Simmer about 10 minutes. Cut corn-kernels off cobs. Add to broth and cook for about 10 minutes.

Ladle into bowls or mugs. Top with shredded basil and cracked black pepper.

Dietary Information:

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: Calories 190; Fat (grams) 4; Percent calories from fat 19; Percent polyunsaturated 5; Percent saturated 4; Percent monounsaturated 10; Cholesterol (milligrams) 3; Sodium (milligrams) 50; Protein (grams) 14; Carbohydrate (grams) 25; Dietary fiber (grams) 4; Fiber (grams) 1.

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