Sweet Plantain Soup
Plantains are found in just about every type of dish in the Caribbean - even soup! This unique soup has a slightly sweet taste due to the ripe plantains that are used.
Author: George Duran
Recipe type: Appetizer, Soup, Lunch, Dinner
- olive oil 2 tablespoons
- large onion 1
- carrot 2
- garlic cloves 6
- chicken stock 12 cups
- large ripened plantains 4
- cumin 2 teaspoons
- fresh cilantro 2 cups
- heavy cream 1 cup
- In an IMUSA STOCKPOT add oil and sauté’ onions, carrots, and garlic until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
- Add chicken stock, plantains, cumin, and cilantro and bring to simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes.
- Turn off the heat and using tongs or a slotted spoon remove about half of the sliced plantains and set aside.
- Use an immersion blender to purée the soup inside the IMUSA STOCKPOT until smooth. Alternatively, you may purée batches of the soup in
- a blender.
- Add reserved plantains back to the soup and mix in the heavy cream. Bring soup back to heat and serve.