Tomato Corn &
Basil Soup

This simple recipe makes for a hearty meal that is quick to please when the weather starts to get chilly.

Recipe Type: Soup | Recipe Yield: 4 Servings | Prep Time: 10 Min. | Cooking Time: 30 Min.


1 cup (250 g) onions, finely chopped
2 tbsp. (30 ml) extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 lbs. (908 g) Ontario greenhouse tomatoes, diced
1 cup (250 ml) water or chicken stock
3 cups (750 g) fresh corn kernels
1 cup (250 g) fresh basil, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste


  • Sauté onions in olive oil in a saucepan over medium/high heat until lightly browned.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Pour in the tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally until they give up their juices.
  • Cover and continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Add the water or chicken stock and corn to the mixture and cook until the corn is soft and the kernels lose their raw taste.
  • Season with salt and pepper and add in the fresh basil.
  • Mix well. Remove from heat and serve.

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