• Prep Time
    20 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    20 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 6
    OK

    Bread Soup (Sopa de Pan)

     

    This is considered a comfort meal in Ecuador. Mother used to make this whenever she didn’t have meat or poultry on hand. This soup is so delicious you’ll want seconds. A wonderful meal to keep you warm for winter or summer nights. 


    Ingredients
    1
    tablespoon
    Canola Oil (or Achiote Oil)
    1
    teaspoon
    annatto seeds
    1/4
    cup
    White/Yellow/Red Onion, chopped
    2
    cups
    water
    8
    ounces
    Fresh White Cheese (Queso Fresco), cubed
    1
    salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
    1
    tablespoon
    dried or fresh oregano
    6
    cups
    milk
    4
    slices
    Day old Bread (I used French baguette, can also use Cuban, Italian, White Country…etc), cut 1-2 inch thick
    2
    tablespoons
    cilantro chopped
    Directions
    If you have Achiote Oil, skip this step. If not, in a medium-sized pot begin by heating the oil with the annatto seeds on medium high heat. Cook until the oil is orangish red. Remove the seeds and discard them.
    Add in the onions and cook until translucent. Add in the water and bring up to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
    Then lower heat to medium and add in the milk, cheese, salt, pepper, and oregano. Stir to combine. Let simmer covered for 10 minutes.
    Add in the slices of bread and cover. Cook until the bread is soft.
    Before serving, mix in the cilantro and serve immediately. If the soup is too thick for your liking add in some milk.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 6
    OK

    Categories 

    Family-friendly

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