Simple Corn Soup Recipe – Corn Soup – How To Make Corn Soup

Total Time: 60 mins


  • 2 ears of corn, shucked
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 cups new potatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


  • Cut the kernels off the cobs and cut the cobs in half.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the corn kernels and sauté for about 2 minutes.
  • Add 2½ cups water, the corn cobs and potatoes and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover the saucepan and simmer until the potatoes are tender, 12 to 15 minutes..
  • Remove and discard the cobs. Transfer three-quarters of the soup from the pot to the bowl of a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth and then return it to the pot with the remaining soup. Add the cayenne and season with salt and pepper.
  • Melt the remaining butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook until the butter begins to turn golden and smell nutty, 6 to 7 minutes. Add the sesame seeds to the hot butter and cook until golden brown, about 1 minute.
  • To serve, drizzle the soup with the sesame seed brown butter.

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