Cream Of Plantain Soup

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Green plantain are combined with garlic, onions, chicken stock and cream then garnished with plantain chips.
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    • 4 plantains (green), peeled and cut into rounds
    • 3 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 small onions cut in half
    • 4 garlic cloves finely chopped
    • 4 cups chicken stock salt and pepper to taste
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 cup heavy cream (or whole milk)
    • 1 small package of plantain chips for garnish


Stove Top:
In a medium saucepan heat the oil and sauté the chopped onions and garlic for a few minutes. Add the plantains and cook until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add the chicken stock, salt, pepper and bay leaves and bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer and cook until the plantains are soft. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor and blend until the mixture is creamy and smooth. Put the mixture back into the saucepan and add the heavy cream (or milk). Bring to a slow boil for about 8 minutes. Season to taste. Serve in a soup bowl and garnish with plantain chips.

Serving Suggestions:
This hearty soup can be served alone or to accompany any meal.

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