Cheese and Potato Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes 14 cups 3.5 l ) ;


    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

Sharing this Ecuadorian vegetarian soup can be very festive, with everyone stirring in the sauces and other serving items to their own taste.


For the Refrito

  • 2 tablespoons (30 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped


For the Refrito, in a large wide pot, melt the unsalted butter over low heat. Stir in the onion and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the cumin and cook for 1 minute, stirring to release the aroma. Stir in the annatto butter to melt.

Stir in the potatoes, the milk, reserving 2 tablespoons</