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A meat soup from Argentina

Latin American Cooking by Elizabeth l. Ortiz


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lb (.5 kg). lean beef, coarsely chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) chopped parsley
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) cayenne (optional)
  • 6 cups (1425 ml) beef stock or water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Heat oil in saucepan and saute onion and bell pepper until both are tender.
  • Add beef (round or sirloin) that has been coarsely chopped in a food processor or by hand, and saute, stirring for a few minutes to break up beef.
  • Add potatoes, parsley, cayeen, stock or water and salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring once or twice during the cooking time.
This Argentinian recipe is a very simple but traditional soup. It is similar to a soup made in Paraguay named So'O-Yosopy.