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.
Yield: 4 servings
5 from 5 votes

Beef, Potato and Quinoa Soup

Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs
Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: American
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

Adapted from Laylita's Recipes

Nutrition

Serving: 1-1/2 cups, Calories: 307.9kcal, Carbohydrates: 31.3g, Protein: 15.7g, Fat: 13.8g, Saturated Fat: 4.6g, Cholesterol: 38.6mg, Sodium: 277mg, Fiber: 4.6g, Sugar: 2g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 6
Purple Smart Points: 6
Points +: 8