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Friday, September 5, 2008

Mexican Soup Pot: Southwestern Corn and Pepper

by Priyanka posted at 7:22 PM 9 comments



This is one yummilicious soup from none other than Rachel Ray. My sis-in-law Priyatai gifted me this book titled Rachel Ray's 30 minute Veggie Meals as a graduation gift. The two things i like about the book are the wonderful collection of salads and soups that can be made in a jiffy and the spicy flavor that is so veryreminiscent to Indian liking. The only difference in the recipe as compared to Rachel Ray's is that i added sauted tomatoes instead od stewed ones and plain salsa along with some chopped chipotle peppers since i couldnt find any vegetarian chipotle salsa at any of the grocery stores.

Serves 6
1 medium onion chopped
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
2 red peppers chopped
3 medium tomatoes-sauted
3 cups corn
28 oz vegetable broth
1 cup medium/hot salsa
1 tsp cumin powder
4 tbsp coriander
1-2 chipotle peppers (depending on spice level)
salt and pepper as per taste

1. Heat oil, add the onion, garlic and peppers and saute till 3-5 minutes.
2. Add cumin powder and stir well.
3. Next add the salsa, sauted tomatoes, corn and vegetable broth.
4. Cook for 10 minutes.
5. Add in the chipotle peppers, salt, pepper and coriander and cook for 5 more minutes.
6. Garnish with coriander or green onions and serve.



Comments 9 comments
Divya said...

Nice! Mexican soup with Indian spices... cumin and coriander. Looks great

Uma said...

Wow, that bowl of soup looks so inviting. Delicious combo.

Sharmi said...

hi Priyanka,
Thanks a lot for the lovely wishes in my blog.
Take care
Sharmi

Tee said...

mmmmm...this soup looks mouthwatering! i love mexican style soups especially with chipotle...they are the perfect remedy to a bad cold :)

Usha said...

I just got to your blog for the first time while blog hopping,you have a nice blog.
This mexican corn and pepper soup looks delicious :)

ANJALI J. said...

Yummy, i just love ur recipes.. pictures are too captivating. i have somethg for u in my blog.

Dershana said...

Hi Priyanka, First time here. You have a good blog. The soup look delicious, have you heard about the soups/salads/starter event on at simpleindianfood ?

Do visit me sometime at my turf

http://thefootloosechef.blogspot.com/

Sia said...

right type of food for this time of teh yr when the weather is cooling down :)

easycrafts said...

Lovely soup..thanks Dershana for suggesting about the event..hoping to see ur entry soon

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