Sopa De Platano
|Reduced sodium fat free chicken broth/Vegetable broth||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Small, finely chopped|
|Carrot||1 , finely chopped|
|Celery rib||1 , finely chopped|
|Garlic cloves||4 , minced|
|Plantains||2 Large, peeled, sliced crosswise into medium sized chunks|
|Fresh cilantro||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and celery. Cook until onions are translucent. Add garlic and cook additional 1-2 minutes.
Add the chicken or vegetable broth to the pot and bring it to a boil over high heat. Add the plantains and bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for approximately 35-45 minutes, until the plantains are tender. Salt to taste. Remove the bay leaf.
Transfer the mixture to a blender, add fresh cilantro and puree. Transfer the puree soup back into the stockpot and cook over low heat uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes to allow the soup to thicken serve in bowls and garnish with cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.
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Calories 182 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.56 g0.87%
Saturated Fat 0.19 g0.97%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 567.4 mg23.6%
Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.4%
Sugars 20.3 g
Protein 3 g6.8%
Vitamin A 80.5% Vitamin C 46.7%
Calcium 3.2% Iron 5.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet