6 Simple & Delicious Soup Recipes

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6) Corn Chowder And Squash Soup       (6 of 6)

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6) Corn Chowder And Squash Soup       (6 of 6)

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices of smoked bacon
  • 3/4 cup of green onions (sliced and divided)
  • 1/4 cup of celery (chopped)
  • 1 pound of yellow summer squash (chopped)
  • 1 pound of white and yellow corn kernels (thawed and divided)
  • 2 1/4 cups of 1% milk (divided)
  • 1 tsp of fresh thyme (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 cup  of cheddar cheese (extra-sharp and shredded)

Preparation

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook the bacon over medium-high heat.
  2. Take out the bacon from the pan, reserve 2 tsp of drippings, and discard the rest.
  3. Crumble the bacon.
  4. Add celery, 1/2 cup of onions, and squash to the drippings in the pan, and sauté it for about 8 minutes.
  5. Take out 1 cup of corn and put it aside for later use.
  6. Place the rest of the corn along with 1 cup of milk into the blender and process.
  7. Add the rest of the 1 1/4 cup of milk, 1/2 tsp of salt, black pepper, and thyme into the blender and process.
  8. Add the pureed mixture into the pan containing the 1 cup of corn.
  9. Decrease the heat to medium, cook for about 5 minutes, and stir frequently.
  10. Add in 1/8 tsp of salt and stir.
  11. Pout 1 1/2 cup of soup into 4 bowls and top the soup with 1 tbsp of crushed bacon, 1 tbsp of cheese, and 1 tbsp of onions.
  12. Serve.

 

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