soup

Minestrone al Pesto / Menestron Criollo

marie Fri, 01/21/2011 - 16:10

Ingredients :

2 lbs beef, cut in one inch piece cubes
¼ cup oil
8 cups of water
½ cup chopped leek
½ cup peas
1 cup chopped cabbage
1 cup diced carrot
1 cup diced zucchini
1 corn, cut in 1- inch slices
2 medium size white potatoes, diced
1 cup pasta (penne, rigatoni, fusilli or bow ties)
1/3 cup farmers cheese (ricotta or feta)
½ tsp crushed garlic
¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup chopped basil
¼ cup olive oil
Salt
Pepper

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Peruvian Sea Food Soup / Parihuela

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:53

Ingredients :

½ cup vegetable oil
4 garlic cloves, crushed
2 medium size onions, chopped
3 tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste
3 ají mirasol / sundried yellow aji (chili)
1 tsp fresh oregano
1 bay leaf
¾ cup white wine
8 small fish fillets
3 lbs fish head, trimmings and bones
16 mussels
10 oz (300 g) crayfish
10 oz (300 g) shrimps
10 oz (300 g) squids, cut in rings
8 clams, cleaned
8 scallops
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons minced parsley

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CHUPE DE CAMARONES / Shrimp Soup / Shrimp Bisque.

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:48

Ingredients :

5 lb 8 oz (2 ½ k) large shrimp
¾ cup vegetable oil
2 large onions, chopped
5 tomatoes, chopped
6 tablespoons ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste
2.2 lb (1 k) peas
14 small potatoes (yellow flesh if available)
3 corns, cut in 2-inch slices
1 ½ cup rice
1 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup (200 g) fresh farmers cheese (feta), diced
12 eggs
2 teaspoons crushed garlic
½ teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon oregano
Salt
Pepper

Preparation:

Peel and devein shrimp. Reserve corals, skins and heads. Separate 12 whole shrimp for decoration.

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Peruvian Fish broth/ Chilcano

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:35

Ingredients :

6 fish fillets
2 lb heads and backbone of fish
¼ cup vegetable oil
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 onion, coarsely cut
2 tomatoes, coarsely cut
1 celery stalk, chopped
2 green onions, finely chopped
9 cups water
1 leek (white part) finely chopped
Salt
Pepper
cilantro
parsley
2 mint sprigs
½ medium size yucca (cassava), cut in small pieces
2 boiled potatoes, cut in 4
1 corn, cut in slices
1 Ají mirasol / Sundried yellow aji (chili), toasted
Key lime
Parsley, finely chopped for decoration

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Peruvian Creole Soup / Sopa a la Criolla

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:24

Ingredients :

1 lb beef, finely chopped
Vegetable oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves, crushed
5 tomatoes, finely chopped
1 ½ tbsp tomato paste
2 whole sundried yellow ají (chili),roasted
8 cups beef stock
3 oz angel hair pasta
½ cup evaporated milk
4 – 6 eggs (1 for each serving)
2 tablespoons white vinegar
Salt
Pepper
Dry oregano

Preparation:

Season beef with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a skillet until hot.

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Parboiled / Sancochado

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:45

Serves 8

Water
4 pounds beef (brisket, flank steak or rump) cut into large pieces
1 pound chickpeas, cooked
4 corn, sliced into large pieces, boiled and cooked
4 sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut into quarters.
2 pounds lima beans
Salt to taste
6 carrots, peeled and cut in half
3 medium turnips, peeled and quartered
2 pounds of yucca root, peeled and quartered
8 potatoes, peeled and cut in half
1 small cabbage, cut into chunks
2 leeks, cut in half lengthwise
4 celery stalks, cut into large pieces
Salt and pepper

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Winter Squash Soup / Sopa de Zapallo

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 21:21

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 fresh yellow aji pepper (chili), seeded and deveined, finely chopped
Water, the necessary amount
2 lb winter squash (acorn, buttercup, butternut or similar) seeded, chopped
1 lb potatoes, peeled and diced
½ cup fresh fava beans
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 oz fresh cheese, diced
Spearmint sprig (optional)
Salt
Pepper
2 tablespoons oil

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Shrimp Stew / Chupe de Camarones II

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 17:51

Serves 4

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds raw, unpeeled shrimps
1 tsp garlic, minced
Salt
1 onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tbsp aji panca paste / hot red panca pepper paste
1 tsp ground cumin
3 tomatoes, cubed
Dash hot pepper sauce
1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
1 1/2 cup green cabbage, chopped
6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
4 ears sweet corn, halved
1 cup of lima beans
1/2 cup rice
Mint sprig
2 eggs
3/4 cup fresh cheese cubed
5 cups water
1 cup heavy cream

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Sweet Potato Bisque / Sopa de Camotes a la Arequipeña

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 17:07

Serves 4

3 sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled, and sliced
1 cup chopped smoked ham
1 1/2 cups chopped roasted red bell peppers
5 cups chicken stock
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced
1/3 cup sour cream, warmed
1/4 cup red bell pepper, minced (for garnish)

Puree potatoes, ham, bell peppers, stock, and cilantro in food processor. Pour mixture in a stock pot over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until warmed through. Ladle soup into bowls or a serving dish. Drizzle sour cream over soup and sprinkle with minced red bell pepper.

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Meat and Vegetables soup Cazuela Style / Cazuela

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:00

Ingredients :

¾ cup rice
1 lb white potato, diced
1 cup carrots, diced
1 cup squash, diced
1 cup string beans, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
Salt
1 tablespoon ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste
2 lb beef meat in pieces
2 lb beef bones to make stock
2 corns, cut in 1-inch slices
1 cup green peas
2 tablespoons butter
3 garlic cloves, crushed
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp cumin
Parsley, finely chopped for decoration

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