COSTA RICA PLANTAIN SOUP

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COSTA RICA PLANTAIN SOUP

COSTA RICA PLANTAIN SOUP. Alimento Base: Plantain, Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, celery and garlic. Cook, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes, or until onions are soft but not brown. Add 4 cups of chicken stock/broth and...
Tiempo de preparación 1 hora 10 minutos
Tiempo total 1 hora 10 minutos
Plato Plantain
Cocina Costa Rica
Raciones 4 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4-4 1/2 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 2 green plantains peeled, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch cilantro stemmed and finely chopped
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add onions, carrots, celery and garlic.
  • Cook, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes, or until onions are soft but not brown.
  • Add 4 cups of chicken stock/broth and bring to boil over high heat.
  • Add plantains, most of the cilantro (reserve a few tablespoons for garnish), cumin, and bay leaf.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Return to boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered for 40-50 minutes or until plantains very tender.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf.
  • Transfer half the soup to blender; puree until smooth.
  • Return to the pan.
  • If soup is too thick, add a little more stock/broth.
  • Season with more salt/cumin if desired.