Try this delicious corn soup on a cold day. Only 120 calories per serving!

Sopa de Elote y Anis (Corn Soup)

Course Soups


  • 8 medium ears of corn husked and kernels off
  • 7.5 cups water
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

Sauce (optional)

  • 3 star anise
  • 4 Serrano chiles (peppers)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt (to taste)



  • Bring 7 cups of water to a boil. Add the kernels, onion and salt. Let simmer for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool. In a blender purée the cooked kernels with onion and remaining water. Then strain. Pour corn purée into a pot.


  • Boil the star anise with the Serrano chiles with a half cup of water. Blend the Serrano chiles and the anise and add salt to taste.

To serve

  • Heat up corn puree to a boil, pour it into a serving bowl, then add a few drops of the Serrano Chiles and Star Anise on top.
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