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summer sausage (salchichon) soup (for winter)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
benelisa cotto
chicago, IL

This is a soup that we make whenever its a cold rainy day or its snowing.It is delicious and comforting.serve with some puerto rican pique (hot sauce made from peppers and vinaiger) and it will realy warm your bones.

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For summer sausage (salchichon) soup (for winter)

  • 1 lg
    salchichon or summer sausage (the one called abuelita is good,found in latin american stores)
  • 2 c
    large diced potaoes
  • 2 c
    large diced calabaza or acorn squash
  • 1 c
    scliced carrots
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced celery
  • 3
    cobs of corn,cut into 9 pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    sofrito *recipe on my page.or you can buy it in the frozen section at your local grocers.
  • 1/2 can
    goya tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
    chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked rice
  • 1 can
    guandules or pigeon peas
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    adobo seasoning,or combined salt,pepper,onion pow,garlic pow.

How To Make summer sausage (salchichon) soup (for winter)

  • 1
    in a large soup pot add a teaspoon of oil,on med heat,add sofrito and sautee for a few minutes,then add beans and tomato sauce,season with adobo and all other spices..cook until fragrant.fill pot halfway with water.stir well,add celery and carrots.simmer for about 15 minutes.add potatoes and half slices of salchichon.simmer for another 15.add squash,corn,rice and cilantro,simmer for another 15 minutes.taste for seasoning,add adobo to taste.
  • 2
    skim the fat from the top with a spoon. serve with puerto rican avocado also known as florida avocado and crusty bread.