Calabaza, Corn, and Coconut Soup


epicurious
40 mins (prep 40)
15 ingredients
makes 8 first-course servings
Calabazas are commonly found at Latino markets already cut into large wedges; kabochas are generally sold at natural foods stores.

Categories:  soup~stew , fall , central~south-american ,
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro stems
  • 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (2 1/4-pound) piece calabaza squash or 1 (2 1/2-pound) whole kabocha squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (6 cups)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups well-stirred canned unsweetened coconut milk (12 ounces)
  • 3 ears of corn (fresh or thawed frozen), kernels cut off and reserved for relish (below) and cobs halved crosswise
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups corn kernels (see above)
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot

Nutrition

Serving Size (129.69 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 66.67 Calories from Fat 66.69
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.41g 91.18%
Saturated Fat 1.02g 40.94%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 659.07mg 219.69%
Total Carbohydrate 0.28g 0.75%
Dietary Fiber 0.03 g 0.99%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 0.05g 0.87%
Vitamin A 23.47IU% Vitamin C 0.28mg%
Calcium 5.47mg% Iron 0.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium onion, finely chopped fresh cilantro, unsweetened coconut milk, fresh lime juice, corn kernels, coarsely chopped fresh cilantro, finely chopped shallot
 

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