Ek Balam cilantro soup
During our travels in the Yucatan, we stayed in the traditional Mayan village of Ek Balam. The cook in our small hotel, Gloria, taught us to make this soup.
leaves and thin stems
+ 4 cups water
chicken bouillon cube
salt to taste
Dice onion fine.
Heat a soup pan over medium heat. Add onion to soup pan, followed by butter. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, until onion is soft.
In the meantime, puree cilantro with 2 cups warm water. Add cilantro to onion. Add additional 4 cups water. Cook 15 minutes.
Add chicken bouillon cube. Cook another 5 minutes.
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