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Colombian Chicken-Potato Soup Recipe

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Course: Main Course
Total Time: Under 1 Hour
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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Colombian Chicken-Potato Soup

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

Yield: Serves 6

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 chicken breasts, skinned and quartered
  • 1 medium onion, cut into chunks
  • 2 garlic cloves, quartered
  • 1 medium yam, cut into 8 pieces
  • 4 cups chicken stock or 4 bouillon cubes or 4 teaspoons consommé granules dissolved in 4 cups water
  • 6 scallions
  • 10 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 ears corn, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 cup fat free plain yogurt
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced

Directions

1. Put chicken breasts, onion, garlic, yam, and stock in a casserole; cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes; remove and save chicken pieces.

2. Strain stock through a sieve; return strained stock to casserole.

3. Add chicken, scallions, cilantro, potatoes, corn, and capers to stock; simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

4. Remove from heat; discard scallions and cilantro sprigs.

5. Add yogurt, stir over low heat for 1 minute.

6. Serve in deep soup bowls accompanied by avocado.


© 1998 Maria Dolores Beatriz
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Each Latina Lite serving contains: 282 calories
Total Fats: 8 gm
Saturated Fats: 2 gm
Unsaturated Fats: 6 gm
Carbohydrates: 31 gm
Protein: 24 gm
Sodium: 921 mg

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