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Plantain Soup (Sopa de Plátano)

Erica Dinho
5 from 21 votes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 large green plantains peeled and sliced into small chunks
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 8 cups water
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup scallion chopped
  • ¼ cup scallion chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro for garnish


  • Place the onion, garlic, scallions and water in a blender and blend for 30 seconds.
  • Place the water mixture and beef bouillon in a medium pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and add the rest of the ingredients except the cilantro.
  • Cover the pot and reduce the heat to medium low and cook for 30 minutes or until the plantains are tender.
  • Take half of the soup and transfer to a blender and purée. Add the purée soup back to the pot, stir and cook for 20 more minutes.
  • Divide the soup in bowls and sprinkle cilantro on top. Serve with avocado and aji.
Keyword plantain ecipes, plantain soup, sopa de platano, soup recipes
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