Thursday, January 31, 2008

Cajun Soup

We made this for dinner tonight. It works well as an appetizer, but we like to use it as a meal! It would be a great appetizer for Superbowl Sunday! Hope you like it!

1 lb. pork sausage
1 kielbasa sausage, diced
2 cans creamed corn
1 can regular corn, drained
1/2 c. flour
1/2 butter
2 c. milk (you'll probably need more though)
1 c. water
1 tsp ground sage
1 tsp ground thyme
1/2 - 1 tsp cayenne pepper (depending on the amount of 'kick' you want)

Brown the pork sausage and season with the sage. Add diced kielbasa, and heat through. Drain WELL. Create a rue with the butter, flour and milk. Allow this to cook for a few minutes. You may need to add more milk if it thickens too much, too quickly. Stir this, along with the water into the sausage mixture. Add creamed corn and regular corn. Add remaining spices. (We like to use a full teaspoon of cayenne pepper - but a small warning; the next day it tastes much spicier because the flavors have had time to blend a little better!) Serve with tortilla chips!

This is a favorite recipe that we got from a family friend several years ago. It's perfect for a cold snowy day like today! It's basically a corn-sausage chowder...very 'comfort food'!

1 comment:

Holly said...

I am totally trying this recipe! I love comfort food! mmm... Maybe I'll try it for the SuperBOwl!