Ecuadorean Potato Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Um Safia

Here is a nice, simple recipe for traditional Ecuadorian potato soup. I have not tried this yet & am posting for ZWT 4.

Top Review by Cassyt

My son had to make an Ecuadorian meal for Spanish class. This soup was yummy. We were out of peas, which might have given it more flavor. Don't omit the avocados!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter in large saucepan. add onions and saute for 10 minutes, add flour and mix until smooth.
  2. Add chicken broth gradually, stirring constantly until boiling. add potatoes, saffron, salt and chile powder & simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Add milk and peas and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Beat the eggs and cream cheese together in a bowl and gradually add 2 cups of the hot soup, beat constantly to avoid curdling.
  5. Return the contents of the bowl to the saucepan and heat through but do not boil.
  6. Place a few slices of avocado in each soup bowl and pour soup over them. serve.

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