Chile-corn soup

Yield: 6 +cups

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Butter
2 mediums Onions; chopped
2 larges Green peppers; chopped
8 ounces Jar mild taco sauce
4 ounces Can chopped green chilies
10¾ cup Can chicken broth; undiluted
17 ounces Can whole kernel corn; drain
¾ cup ;water
8 ounces Sour cream
6 tablespoons Shredded MontereyJack cheese

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; add onion and green pepper, and saute 5 minutes or until tender. Combine sauteed mixture, taco sauce, and green chilies in a food processor or blender. Process until coarsely pureed. Return mixture to saucepan.

Combine chicken broth and corn in food processor or blender; process until coarsely pureed. Stir mixture into saucepan; add water, and mix well. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and whisk in sour cream; add pepper to taste. Ladle soup into bowls, and top each with 1 tablespoon cheese. Yield: 6½ cups Microwave Instructions: Combine onion, green pepper, and 2 tablespoons butter in a 3-quart glass bowl or casserole; cover with plastic wrap, turning back edge to vent. Microwave at High for 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Process ingredients as directed above, combine water in a 3-quart glass bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, turning back edge to vent; microwave at High for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.

Proceed as directed above.

from Southern Living Cooking School Cookbook, Fall 1983, no ISBN typed and posted by teri Chesser 2/97 From: Teri Chesser Date: 27 Feb 97 National Cooking Echo Ä

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