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Cajun Corn Soup

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour 20 min.
  • Makes
    12-14 servings

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

  • 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.
  • 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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  • susanshaw
    Feb 9, 2011

    It seemed like it needed much more water, particularly to get 12-14 servings. I used about 5 cups.

  • pugboyz_NE
    Feb 13, 2009

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