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Plantain Soup (Sopa de Platanos)

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1Plantain Soup (Sopa de Platanos) Empty Plantain Soup (Sopa de Platanos) on 10th December 2009, 4:41 pm

Plantain Soup (Sopa de Platanos) Recipe

Nutritional Info (Per serving):
Calories: 121, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 315mg, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Total Fat: 2g, Carbs: 23g, Cholesterol: 6mg, Protein: 6g
Carb Choices: 1.5

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins

3 medium plantains, green 1 teaspoon oil, olive, extra virgin 2 clove(s) garlic, minced 1/2 cup(s) cilantro, fresh, finely chopped, divided 8 cup(s) broth, reduced-sodium chicken 1 1/2 cup(s) water 1/2 teaspoon salt pepper, black ground, to taste 8 teaspoon cheese, Parmesan, finely shredded 2 medium lime(s), cut into 8 wedges

1. Shred plantains using the large holes of a box grater.

2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and 1/4 cup cilantro; cook, stirring, until the garlic is softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add broth and water and bring to a boil. Stir in plantains and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer until the plantains are tender and the soup is thickened, 25 to 30 minutes.

3. Stir in the remaining 1/4 cup cilantro and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle each serving with 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese and garnish with a lime wedge.

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