Beef, Potato and Quinoa Soup
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs
For the meat and potato lover, this hearty quinoa soup is for you. A nourishing one pot meal, typically served with aji and avocado on the side.
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 6-7 scallions (chopped)
- 2 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1 to mato (diced)
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp homemade sazon
- 1/2 lb beef (cubed into small bite size pieces (I used beef tenderloin))
- 5 cups water
- beef bullion
- 1 carrot (peeled and sliced)
- 2 tbsp yellow bell pepper (diced)
- 2 medium potatoes (peeled and cubed)
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 6 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
- salt and pepper to taste
Saute oil in a large pot, add scallions and garlic and sauté until soft over medium heat, about 3 minutes.
Add tomato, cumin, sazon with achiote, 1/4 cup cilantro and cook another 2 minutes.
Add beef, water, bullion, carrot, bell pepper, salt and bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer on low about 1-1/2 hours, until meat is tender.
Add potato and cooked quinoa and cook an additional 25 minutes.
Add remaining chopped cilantro and serve.
If using a pressure cooker, cook soup with meat 45 minutes, add potato and quinoa and cook 10 minutes more.
Serving: 1-1/2 cups, Calories: 307.9kcal, Carbohydrates: 31.3g, Protein: 15.7g, Fat: 13.8g, Saturated Fat: 4.6g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 38.6mg, Sodium: 277mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 4.6g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 6
Points +: 8