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Porotos con Rienda

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Whether it’s a rainy or snowy day, there are days that just call for a hearty meal that will keep you warm.

Soup is always a favorite. If you’re getting tired of the same old, same old, though, why not try this Chilean recipe?

Loaded with flavor and hearty ingredients, it’s sure to stick your bones on those chilly days.

What is Porotos con Rienda?

Porotos con rienda is a soup/stew made of boiled beans, spaghetti, pumpkin, onion, and greens of some sort. This is a soup/stew that is certainly going to make everyone feel full and satisfied. Sometimes sausage or chorizo is also added.

What type of beans can you use for this?

You can use whatever beans you want. Some examples of the best options would be white beans, pinto beans, and kidney beans.

What are the ingredients to make porotos con rienda?

To make porotos con rienda you are going to need the following ingredients:

  • Oil
  • Red onion
  • White beans
  • Spaghetti
  • Stock
  • Pumpkin
  • Kale, spinach, or chard

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How to make porotos con rienda

Now that you have gathered your ingredients it is time to make porotos con rienda. All you have to do is follow the steps below:

Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion and saute until softened, around 5 minutes. Make sure to stir often to prevent the onions from burning.

Add the white beans, pumpkin and stock and bring to a boil.

Add the spaghetti and cook for 7 to 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Do not overcook, or you’ll have mushy pasta. At this time, your pumpkin should also be tender.

Add the spinach and cook until wilted, one minute more.

Your porotos con rienda is ready to serve!

Porotos con Rienda Recipe

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Porotos con Rienda Recipe

Porotos con Rienda Recipe

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Porotos con rienda is a soup/stew made of boiled beans, spaghetti, pumpkin, onion, and greens of some sort. This is a soup/stew that is certainly going to make everyone feel full and satisfied. Sometimes sausage or chorizo is also added.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups white beans, cooked
  • 1/2 Pound spaghetti
  • 2 cups stock
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin, diced
  • 1 cup kale, spinach or chard

Instructions

Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion and saute until softened, around 5 minutes.
Add the white beans, pumpkin and stock and bring to a boil.
Add the spaghetti and cook for 7 to 10 minutes or util pasta is al dente.
Add the spinach and cook until wilted, one minute more.

Notes

Some Chileans make porotos con rienda with sausage or chorizo. However, the most common way of doing it in the countryside is this vegetarian option.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 296Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 297mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 8gSugar: 5gProtein: 16g

These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.

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