Sunday, January 30, 2011

Beef, Potato and Quinoa Soup

Servings: 4 • Size: 1-1/2 cups • PointsPlus: 8 pts
Calories: 307.9 • Fat: 13.8 g • Protein: 15.7 g • Carb: 31.3 g • Fiber: 4.6 g 

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6-7 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Badia Sazon with Annato
  • 1/2 lb beef, cubed into small bite size pieces (I used beef tenderloin)
  • 5 cups water
  • beef bullion
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 6 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste

Saute oil in a large pot, add scallions and garlic and sauté until soft over medium heat, about 3 minutes. Add tomato, cumin, sazon with achiote, 1/4 cup cilantro and cook another 2 minutes. Add beef, water, bullion, carrot, bell pepper, salt and bring to a boil. Cover andsimmer on low about 1-1/2 hours, until meat is tender.

Add potato and cooked quinoa and cook an additional 25 minutes. Add remaining chopped cilantro and serve


Janet said...

Hi, Marion! I came to the new meeting today in Provo. I'm a lifetime member, but haven't been dieting for fifteen years. I'm excited to start the new pointsplus program. I'm putting your blog in my google reader!

Janet said...

Is there some reason I can't add your blog to google reader? :)