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Cajun Corn Soup

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour 20 min.

Makes

14 servings

I found this recipe years ago and substituted Cajun stewed tomatoes for a bolder taste. Now I prepare this dish for out-of-state guests who want to taste some Cajun food. Everyone who tries it gives it high marks. Plus, it's easy to prepare. —Sue Fontenot, Kinder, Louisiana
Cajun Corn Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen corn
  • 1-1/2 pounds smoked sausage, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped peeled tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Hot pepper sauce to taste

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the onion, green pepper and green onions in oil for 5-6 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour and cook until bubbly. Gradually add water; bring to a boil. Add the corn, sausage, ham, tomatoes, tomato paste, cayenne, salt and pepper sauce.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 396 calories, 24g fat (7g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 1011mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 18g protein.

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