Spicy Cheese, Sweetcorn and Potato Soup

Spicy Cheese, Sweetcorn and Potato Soup


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About this recipe: This is the perfect comfort food for those cold winter nights. Celery is simmered with onion, potatoes, sweetcorn, chillies and cheese. Adjust the spiciness of this soup to your own preference.


Serves: 7 

  • 30g margarine
  • 125g celery, chopped
  • 160g onion, chopped
  • 825ml chicken stock
  • 475g peeled potatoes, cubed
  • 1 (340g) tin sweetcorn
  • 1 (130g) tin diced green chillies
  • 3 (25g) packets white sauce mix
  • 500ml milk
  • 150g Kraft processed cheese slices, unwrapped and chopped
  • scotch bonnet chillies, chopped to taste (optional)

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. In large saucepan, melt margarine over medium high heat. Add celery and onion; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken stock; bring to the boil. Add potatoes; cook over low heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are soft, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in sweetcorn and chillies; return to the boil. Dissolve white sauce mix in milk; stir into boiling mixture. Add cheese and chillies (if using); cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted.


Tinned diced green chillies can be purchased online. Alternatively, you can use fresh chillies to taste.

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