Ecuadorian Split Pea & Green Banana Soup
March 09, 2020
"This version of split pea soup is traditional in southern Ecuador."
- 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
Cook the peas according to package instructions in water or broth until tender.
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
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.
Add the cooked split peas, stir well and cook for 5 minutes
Add the cheese and milk, cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the chopped cilantro, taste and adjust salt to taste.
Serve with avocados slices and hot sauce.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.