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Potato and Cheese Chowder Soup
Pisca Andina is a soup typically served in the Andes region in Venezuela. It’s light, nutritious and full of good protein.

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Ingredients

8 cups chicken stock
6 medium to large potatoes, cubed
⅓ cup scallions, chopped
⅓ cup cilantro, chopped
2 garlic cloves, grated
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 cup low fat milk
2 cups queso fresco, crumbled
Salt & pepper to taste
6 eggs (optional)
2 cups chicken, shredded (optional)

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Step 1

Chop all ingredients.

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Step 2

Add cubed potatoes to chicken stock and bring to a boil.

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Step 3

Add garlic, cilantro, scallions and red pepper flakes. Boil until potatoes are fork tender (about 10 minutes).

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Step 4

Add milk and stir in cheese until melted. Season with salt and pepper. Divide among 6 bowls and serve.

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Step 5

If you’re serving for breakfast, continue boiling and add eggs one at a time.

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Step 6

For lunch or dinner, add shredded chicken and cook until heated through.

Potato and Cheese Chowder Soup

Pisca Andina is a soup typically served in the Andes region in Venezuela. It’s light, nutritious and full of good protein.

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