Mayan Chaya Cream Soup

Rich and VERY nutritious soup. Substitue other green leaves from the garden if you have no chaya.

Ready In:
20mins
Yields:
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ingredients

  • 20 leaves , chaya (tender, washed)
  • 2 cups milk (whole make it nice and rich)
  • 4 leaves basil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 cup vegetable bouillon (chicken OK)
  • pepper
  • salt, to your taste

directions

  • Place Chaya leaves, chopped onions and crushed garlic in a pot with the bouillon and cook for two minutes or until leaves are blanched (use mid-heat).
  • Add milk and let it cool.
  • Use a stick blender mix to a smooth velvety texture the remaining ingredients,
  • Cook another five to ten minutes or until mixture gets really hot but does not boil.
  • Serve hot.
  • Add the final touch by placing the unsweetened cream in a small bag; cutting the bag’s bottom tip, you can create a lovely design atop your served soup bowls.
  • For a zesty taste, sprinkle a bit of crush dried red chili as well.
  • Or add a dab of sour cream.
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"Rich and VERY nutritious soup. Substitue other green leaves from the garden if you have no chaya."
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  1. Ambervim
    Rich and VERY nutritious soup. Substitue other green leaves from the garden if you have no chaya.
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