Sweet Corn and Bell Pepper Soup

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

This creamy sweet corn and bell pepper soup is the right choice for those days when you feel the need to eat something healthy but still comforting. Top it with some smoked salmon to balance its sweet taste.

Ingredients Needed for Sweet Corn and Bell Pepper Soup

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
2 ounces of celery root, sliced
1 cup canned sweet corn
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
2 cups of vegetable stock
salt
pepper
1 bay leaf
1 cucumber, sliced
2 ounces of smoked salmon

How to Cook Sweet Corn and Bell Pepper Soup

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat, and start cooking the onion.
  2. Add the celery root, sweet corn, and bell pepper. Add the vegetable stock, season with salt, pepper, and add a couple of bay leaves.
  3. Bring it to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Blend the cucumber with a pinch of salt.
  4. Pass it through a strainer, removing the excess liquid.
  5. Remove the bay leaf, add the corn in a blender, along with 2-3 ladles of liquid.
  6. Blend it until smooth. Move the soup into a bowl.
  7. Top it with 1 teaspoon of chopped cucumber and 1 ounce of smoked salmon!

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