Ecuadorian Split Pea & Green Banana Soup

8
Servings
30m
Prep Time
1h
Cook Time
1h 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #34481

March 09, 2020



"This version of split pea soup is traditional in southern Ecuador."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (457.5 g)
  • Calories 263.7
  • Total Fat - 9.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 15.2 mg
  • Sodium - 352.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 37.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.1 g
  • Sugars - 19.3 g
  • Protein - 10.8 g
  • Calcium - 266.7 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Cook the peas according to package instructions in water or broth until tender.

Step 2

Heat the oil over medium heat, add the chopped onion, crushed garlic, cumin, achiote, and salt, cook for about 5 minutes or until the onions are soft

Step 3

Add the water or broth from the peas, bring to a boil and add the diced green bananas, simmer until the green bananas are soft, about 20-25 minutes.

Step 4

Add the cooked split peas, stir well and cook for 5 minutes

Step 5

Add the cheese and milk, cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 6

Add the chopped cilantro, taste and adjust salt to taste.

Step 7

Serve with avocados slices and hot sauce.

Tips & Variations


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