Mexican Corn Soup Recipe (Sopa de Elote)

Sopa de Elote


  • 4 Cups fresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 Cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 Cups chicken broth
  • 2 Cups milk or cream
  • 1 Cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 Can chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 Cup crumpled crisp bacon
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips


Saute corn and onion in the butter. Cook over medium heat until onion has softened. Stir in flour.

Gradually add in broth and milk and stir until thickened. Do not let boil. Stir in cheddar cheese and green chiles. Cook until cheese melts over low heat.

To serve, add 4 or 5 tortilla chips and sprinkle with bacon.

Recipe posted by Lindsay

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