Vincent Price Sopa Poblano - Poblano Chile Soup

Recipe by Julesong
READY IN: 40mins


  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 14
    lb lean pork, in small cubes
  • 12
    cup chopped onion (1/2 medium onion)
  • 1
    cup corn, freshly scraped from ear is preferred (1 ear fresh corn)
  • 1
    poblano chile, seeded and thinly sliced (for spicier use greener poblanos, for sweeter use red-ish poblanos)
  • 1
    cup thinly sliced zucchini (1 small zucchini)
  • 3
    tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1
    quart chicken stock
  • 1
    ripe avocado, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 14
    cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt, to taste
  • fresh cilantro stem, for garnish


  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil, then add the pork and sauté over medium heat, stirring frequently, until browned, about 7 minutes.
  • Add the chopped onion, corn, poblano chile, zucchini, tomato puree, and the chicken stock.
  • Simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Add the avocado and Parmesan cheese, stir to incorporate, then season with salt to taste, and garnish with cilantro springs and serve immediately.