Sopa De Platano (Spicy Plantain and Corn Soup)

Total Time
28mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 18 mins

A delicious and, as the title says, spicy way to serve plantains.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 29.58 ml butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 283.49 g plantains, peeled and sliced into discs (yellow)
  • 1 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 236.59 ml corn
  • 14.79 ml fresh tarragon, chopped (1 tsp., if using dried)
  • 946.36 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 0.25 ml nutmeg, grated

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan or pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, cooking until the onion is soft.
  2. Add plantains, corn, and tomato. Cook for about five minutes.
  3. Add all of the remaining ingredients, except for the nutmeg, and simmer until the plantain slices are tender. Add the nutmeg and serve hot.