Soups

Ajiaco Soup

Ajiaco Soup
Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
80 minutes
Servings
6 to 8 servings
  • Ajiaco Soup, a typical dish from Bogotá, is a comforting meal made with guascas leaves (from the Andes) that lend a unique aroma and flavor to this dish.

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

Make It

Step 1

Place chicken, water, onion, celery, bouillon and guascas in large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Remove chicken to cool. Add potatoes to broth; cover. Cook for 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Mash some of the potatoes in pan with potato masher.

Step 3

Remove chicken meat from bones and return to pan. Add corn and lime juice; cook, uncovered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 1/2 cup media crema. Serve with media crema, avocado and capers.