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Crema de Avena (Creamy Oatmeal Soup)

Erica Dinho
5 from 6 votes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian


  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 scallion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 large potato peeled and diced
  • 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 ½ cups of milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt the butter in a medium pot over low heat. Add the onions, scallions and cook, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, cumin and cook for about 2 minutes more.
  • Add the broth and bring to a boil. Add the oatmeal, potatoes, milk, salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until oats are tender. Place in the blender for a smooth texture.
Keyword otameal soup, sopa de avena
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