4 Tbs butter
1 small onion, chopped
2 t minced garlic
2 cups Half and Half
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
2 regular size cans cream style corn
1/2 t Tabasco sauce
1 t ground cumin
3 T chopped fresh cilantro
Melt butter in soup pot.
Add onion and garlic and sauté 10 minutes.
Add all other ingredients except cilantro.
Cook on low heat, stirring often, 15 minutes.
Stir in 2 Tbs cilantro and garnish with additional cilantro after serving.
*May add 4.5 oz can chopped green chilies, undrained if you desire a “kick”.
Serves 16 as an appetizer in demitasse.