In most cultures and for most of us, soups and broths are the ultimate comfort food. It’s there to make a bad day better, it reminds us of simpler and happier times, and they even have proven benefits on our health when we’re sick. Peru is not an exception, it’s a country where soups are a big part of their tradition and they are even prepared as the main dish at any time of the day.
Among all the varieties of soup and broth we can find in Peruvian cuisine,Peruvian Bean Soup holds a very special place. This dish, also known as Sopa de Habas or Chupe de Habas, is made mainly with Peruvian beans. Although you can make it and enjoy it with very few ingredients, some people like to add pork or even egg to make it more filling. Either wayPeruvian Bean Soup is a protein packed dish.
You may have noticed people in Peru and almost any country in Latin America have a big tendency of consuming beans and other grain vegetables. It’s a habit that you should actually be copying because of the great benefits they have. Eating beans as part of your balanced daily diet will bring you very healthy amounts of protein and minerals.
Beans are considered rich in several nutrients and for that they are a generous ingredient for our organism. If you’re looking to improve your health in a natural way and also try a new tasty dish then we assure youPeruvian Bean Soup is the best alternative. Learn how to prepare it below.
This is a recipe where you have to prepare many of the ingredients aside before adding them to the broth, which will need its own separate preparing.
For the soup:
Remember to rinse in cold water and drain the Peruvian beans a day before you cook them. This not only makes it easier to cook the beans and saves some time, it also helps rinse ingredients off the beans that make it harder for our body to process. Do beans make you feel bloated, gassy and even sick when you eat them? It’s probably because they weren’t rinsed before being cooked!
For the broth: