Sopa Criolla—Beef and Angel Hair Soup

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Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

  • About

The people of Lima love this soup, which can be made in less than 30 minutes. It is a nourishing and comforting soup that sticks to your ribs. The addition of angel hair pasta and the toasted bread on top make it a robust meal.


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ chopped onion
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté the onion, garlic, and ají panca, stirring for 5 minutes. Add the oregano and tomato paste, stir, and add the ground meat. Cook until brown, and then add 4 cups boiling stock or water. Put the lid on, lower the heat, an