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Plantain Soup or "Sopa de Plantano"
1 large onion chopped small
3 garlic cloves, crushed or minced
1 rib of celery chopped small
1 small carrot chopped small
5 to 5 1/2 c chicken broth
2 green plantains diced small
1 yellow half ripened plantain
1 to 1 1/2 t cumin (depends on your taste)
1/4 c chopped cilantro leaves
How to Make Plantain Soup or "Sopa de Plantano"
1Saute first four ingredients in olive oil in a large saucepan just until tender. Do not brown them up
2add broth to this and bring to a boil.
3Add all remaining ingredients and return to a boil. Then turn heat down and allow soup to simmer for about 45 minutes or until plantains are tender.
4Remove the bay leaf and discard. Then pour the soup into a blender and puree, adding additional broth if too thick. Return to saucepan and heat few minutes before serving.
5Pour into bowls and serve with some fresh hot cuban bread. Squeese a lime over the top of each bowl of soup to add a little extra kick
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Posted: Sun, Sep 4, 2011