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Summer in a Bowl

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A favorite with my family and friends. Basically, four ingredients - this soup just tastes like summer."
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1 h 55 m servings 159
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  1. Cut kernels from corn cobs and set aside. Cut cobs in half and place in a pot with water and a pinch of salt; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until corn broth flavors blend, about 90 minutes. Strain broth and pour back into pot; discard corn cobs.
  2. Stir tomatoes, corn kernels, and butter into corn broth; bring to a boil and cook until reduced and flavors blend, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Stir basil into soup, ladle into bowls, and garnish with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 159 calories; 6.7 20.1 8.1 16 245 Full nutrition

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SOOOOO good! This has the perfect name bc it has all the freshest flavors of summer! I never would have thought to simmer cobs to make a broth, but it works well! I added about 1.5tsp of salt to...

My wife pureed it which I think was a mistake.

Perfect receipe when your craving soup in the summer. Light, right amount of sweetness, delish. Lends itself easily to variations and additions as desired.

Excellent base recipe but I did modify it based on what I had on hand. I added peas, onions and red peppers. Also added shrimp at the end for some protein. I'll make it again.

I added more water than suggested and halfed the tomatoes (just because I ran out) and it was still great! I would recommend not adding salt in the cooking process and just put it on the table....