Corn and Fusilli Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

Italian cuisine somehow has a very aesthetic and romantic appeal. Here is a light soup from the Italian repertoire that’s perfect for a romantic candlelight dinner with your sweetheart. The soup features a blend of textures including crunchy corn and soft pastas. The use of small pasta is crucial for the success of this recipe, which can be prepared in a jiffy since corn requires much less cooking time than other vegetables. Serve with toasted bread for a connoisseur’s delight.

Corn and Fusilli Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

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Corn and Fusilli Soup ( Microwave Recipe ) recipe - How to make Corn and Fusilli Soup ( Microwave Recipe )

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1/2 cup fusilli
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
3/4 cup sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tbsp water
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

  1. Combine the oil, onions and garlic in a microwave safe bowl, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once in between after 1 minute.
  2. Add the corn, fusilli and tomato purée along with 3 cups of water, mix well and microwave on high for 5 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  3. Add the cornflour-water mixture and salt, mix well and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring twice in between.
  4. Add the pepper and mix well.
  5. Serve hot garnished with cheese.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy121 cal
Protein2.8 g
Carbohydrates19 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat4.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A51.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.4 mg
Vitamin C3.6 mg
Folic Acid22.3 mcg
Calcium19.7 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.5 mg
Potassium97 mg
Zinc0.4 mg