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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Sweet Corn and Raw Almond Chowder


Sweet Corn and Almond Chowder

<p>A base of almonds makes this soup creamy, healthy and delicious!</p>

See Sweet Corn and Almond Chowder on Key Ingredient.


3¼ cups fresh or cooked yellow corn kernels (from 4 large ears)
2 cups water
½ cup raw almonds
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small garlic clove
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1½ teaspoons chopped cilantro or parsley leaves
Freshly ground pepper


1. In a blender, combine 2¼ cups of the corn with the water, almonds, olive oil, garlic and salt and puree until smooth. If using a Vitamix, blend for a total of 5 minutes or until steaming. Otherwise, heat soup in a pot on medium heat.

2. Pour the soup into bowls. Garnish with the remaining 1 cup of corn kernels, the cilantro and a sprinkle of pepper, then serve.

MAKE AHEAD The corn chowder can be refrigerated overnight.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for your recipe. I will try to make it.