Delicious peruvian meal that you can make at home.

Sopa Criolla Recipe or Sopa a la Minuta. This is a classic Peruvian soup that is incredibly easy to make and is a meal in itself. This is a great meal for cold nights for winter.



  • 1 lb 4 oz (500 g) beef, finely chopped
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ Medium size onions, finely chopped or shredded
  • 4 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5 Tomatoes, peeled and seeded, shredded
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 Whole sundried yellow ají ,roasted
  • 8 Cups beef stock
  • 3 oz (80 g) Angel hair pasta
  • ½ Cup undiluted evaporated milk
  • 4 or 6 Eggs (1 egg for each serving)
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Dry oregano


  • Season beef with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a skillet until hot.
  • Add meat and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in onion and garlic and cook until tender and slightly golden.
  • Add tomatoes and whole sundried yellow aji. Continue cooking until liquid has almost evaporated.
  • Stir in tomato paste. Add beef stock and bring to a boil. Add angel hair pasta and continue boiling until pasta is cooked. Stir in milk.
  • Heat before serving.
  • Before serving poach eggs in simmering water with salt and vinegar.
  • Serve soup in a soup bowl or plate and place 1 poached egg per serving.
  • Sprinkle over with dry oregano.

Sopa a la Minuta