Trinidad Corn Soup

Recipe by WizzyTheStick
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large soup pot heat oil.
  • Add the onions and garlic and saute until fragrant.
  • Add the potatoes, carrots, celery, thyme and pimento peppers and cook for about 5 mins stirring constantly.
  • Add the split peas and stock.
  • Add salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Add the scotch bonnet pepper and if using the coconnut milk.
  • Cover the pot and simmer for about an hour until peas are soft.
  • Use an immersion or ordinary blender and puree soup to a thick and creamy consistency and return to the pot.
  • Add corn and dumplings and cook for a further 20 minutes until corn is cooked and the dumplings float to the surface.
  • Add culantro, remove from the heat, taste and adjust seasonings.
  • If soup is too thick at any time, add water.
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