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Monday, January 23, 2017
A Spoonful of Sofrito: Puerto Rican Style Beef and Veggie Soup
A Spoonful of Sofrito: A pinch of advice that will add a lot of flavor to your life.
Puerto Rican Style Beef and
Last night, I decided to create my own recipe and it turned out amazing! I wanted to make a nice hearty soup with tons of veggies (my bears needs to eat more veggies) and a nice cut of meat. I used a nice packet of stew beef and crafted a delicious Puerto Rican Style Beef, Veggie, and noodle soup recipe.
It was fun and easy! I combined some cooking techniques, ingredients, and decided to explore! David loved the soup, he said it was delicious! I loved it as well!
I'm proud to share this recipe with you! Read it, cook, and taste for yourself ¡Buen Provecho!
Puerto Rican Style Beef and Veggie Soup!
Box of Fideos (optional)
1 small packet of stew beef
1 large potato
1 large platano
1 large carrot
1 small onion
1 packet of mushrooms
Small can of corn
3 or 4 stalks of scallions
1 medium zucchini
Any other raw or frozen veggies
8 cups of water
1½ cubito de res
1 Tsp. garlic powder, oregano, onion powder
½ Tsp pepper
½ Tsp cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
Bring water to a boil and then add beef and Calabaza.
Bring back to a boil. Cover pot lower heat to Medium-Low a
nd cook for about 1 hour.
Add cubitos de res, onion powder, oregano, garlic powder,
and ¼ Tsp. of cumin and black pepper and mix.
Add potatoes, platano, and carrots bring back to a boil.
Add more water to cover veggies!
Add onion, zucchini, mushrooms, broccoli, corn, and
any other veggies and bring to a boil.
Turn down heat to low, cover, and simmer on low
for about 30 minutes.
Add fideos (optional), cover, and cook for another 10