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Asopao de Gandules con bolitas de Plátano

Updated: Dec 26, 2022

Pigeon Pea Soup with Plantain Buns


1 tablespoons of olive oil

1/3 white onion chopped

1/3 orange bell pepper chopped

1/2 cup of homemade sofrito

1 can of gandules (pigeon peas)

2 cloves of garlic roughly chopped

1 tablespoons of salt or to taste

1 tsp of pepper or to taste

1 tsp of Oregano

A few sprigs of cilantro

1 can of tomato sauce

1 packet of sazon with color

1 packet of powder chicken

1/2 cup of rice

8 cups of water

2 medium potatoes cut into cubes

1 green plantain for plantain buns


In a pot warm olive oil and add chopped onions, chopped peppers, garlic and sofrito and pigeon peas.

Allow this to cook for 2 minutes or until fragrant (stirring frequently to keep it from burning). Next, add tomato sauce, sazon, oregano, salt and pepper. (I also added some cilantro)