If you have not experienced raw corn off the cob before, get ready for a good time. Soaked macadamia nuts and fresh corn come together to create this creamy and light raw soup. Add red bell peppers for a nice crunch and top with black sesame seeds.

Raw Corn Chowder [Vegan]






  • 1/2 cup chopped raw macadamia nuts or cashews
  • 3 cups corn, fresh off the cob
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon seeded and diced hot chili pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed or hempseed oil (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh dill
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • Black sesame seeds


  1. Place the macadamia nuts in a bowl with ample water to cover and soak for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place 2 cups of corn, and all of the remaining ingredients except the dill, red bell pepper, and black sesame seeds, in a large blender.
  3. Drain and rinse the macadamia nuts well. Transfer to the blender and blend until creamy. Transfer to a bowl. Add the remaining cup of corn, and dill, and mix well. Garnish with red bell pepper and black sesame seeds before serving.

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