Corn-Acopia Soup

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  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3 garlic cloves, minced

2 tablespoons corn oil

3 cups canned tomatoes, diced

3/4 cup green beans, diced

1/2 cup green bell peppers, chopped

5 ears fresh corn kernels, cut off the cobs

1 quart chicken broth

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons dried thyme

1 teaspoon celery seed

1 teaspoon Cajun spice blend

Salt and pepper, to taste

2 dashes red pepper sauce

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped, for garnish


  1. In a large stock pot over low heat, saute the garlic in oil for 1 minute. Stir in all the vegetables and cook for 5 minutes. Turn up the heat, add the broth and bring to a boil.
  2. Add lemon juice and seasonings. Reduce heat and simmer gently, covered, for 30 minutes. Serve with chopped cilantro and tortilla chips.