Plantain soup is eaten in various cuisines. In Colombian cuisine, the dish is known as sopa de patacón (fried plantain). There is also sopa de platanos (plantain soup) in Latin American cuisine including Cuban cuisine and Puerto Rican cuisine.
Caldo de bolas de verde (green plantain dumpling soup) is from coastal Ecuador. The dumplings (balls) are made from green plantains stuffed with meat and vegetables. The beef broth includes corn and yuca.
Aguají is a rustic Dominican plantain soup.
Mohinga is a Burmese soup made with banana/plantain stem.
In Puerto Rico the soup is called sopa de plátano (plantain soup) and crema de plátano (plantain cream). The soup is made with a ratio of three green plantain to one yellow plantain. The plantains are cooked in sofrito, spices, broth, and milk. When the plantains are cooked it is then pureed. The soup is similar in texture and appearance to chowder and cream soup. It is eaten with cheese on top. Mofongo is popular fried plantain dumpling stuffed with meat, spices, and vegetables and eaten in chicken broth.
- ^ Sopa de Patacón (Fried Green Plantain Soup) | My Colombian Recipes
- ^ Plantain Soup (Sopa de Platanos) Recipe | Eating Well
- ^ Sopa de Plátano Yucateca: Yucatan Style Plantain Soup - restmex.com
- ^ Cuban Plantain Soup recipe | Receta de Sopa de Platano
- ^ Cuban Sopa De Platano (Plantain Soup) - YouTube
- ^ Caldo de bolas de verde or green plantain dumpling soup
- ^ Aguají (Rustic Dominican Plantain Soup) recipe