Sopa boba (Dominican vegetable soup) is an easy recipe for a lighter, meatless alternative to other soups in our blog. A nourishing and comforting food with deep roots in our cuisine, it is an inexpensive, uncomplicated soup that will be great for vegans and meat-eaters alike.

– 1 quart vegetable broth, [1 liter] – 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar – 1 cup potatoes, cut into small cubes –2 sprigs thyme, (optional) – 7 allspice berries (malagüeta), – 1 cup yuca (cassava), cut into small cubes – 2 sprigs thyme, (optional) – 2 cloves garlic, sliced – 1 cup auyama (kabocha squash),  – 1 cup angel hair noodles,  – 1 sprig cilantro, chopped – ¼ teaspoon pepper  – 1 teaspoon salt


Step 1:

Mix in a pot vegetable broth, 1 qt of water [1 liter], vinegar, potatoes, thyme, allspice berries, yuca, celery, garlic, and auyama. Bring to a boil over medium heat until it breaks a boil.

Step 2:

Add the noodles and stir. Cook covered over medium heat until all the ingredients are cooked throughout. Stir occasionally to avoid sticking.

Step 3:

Add cilantro and season with pepper and salt to taste. Discard allspice berries.

Step 4:

See serving suggestions above the recipe.Remove from the heat and serve hot.

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