Cheap and easy sweetcorn soup

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By gagamama

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Ingredients

  • 1 vegetable stock cube

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 280ml milk

  • 1 tbsp flour, level

  • 3 spring onion, chopped

  • 340g sweetcorn

  • 280ml water

Method

  1. Heat butter and stir in flour.
  2. Stir in water, milk and stock cube and bring to boil.
  3. Add sweetcorn and spring onions and simmer for 2-5 minutes until thickened.
  4. Blitz quickly with hand blender for a more creamy consistency (if desired).
  5. Season to taste and serve.

Handy Hint

Subtitute chicken stock with vegetable stock for a vegetarian version.

Add strips of cooked chicken for a hearty chicken and sweetcorn soup.

Additional Information

  • Dairy Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Starter

  • Main Course

  • Halloween

  • Bonfire

  • Autumn

  • Winter

  • Soup

  • Low fat

  • Low carb

  • Make Ahead

  • Can Freeze

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Your comments

  • LittleChiefRunnyCustard 10/10/12 18:20

    Much better than I expected - I thought it would be kiddie-fodder. I used a small leek instead of the spring onions. Tasted lovely with loads of freshly ground black pepper.

  • AussieGirl78 15/11/10 19:48

    Absolutely gorgeous! I made it slightly differently with pancetta, potatoes and other veg I had in the fridge on top of the recipes and lovely Will def be making this again!

  • gagamama 11/11/09 11:29

    This is so quick and easy and can cost as little as 15p per serving!