Originating in the Peruvian Andes Quinoa Soup is full of valuable nutrients and easy to digest. It's a soothing and hearty treat reflecting the life and needs in the mountains. The ingredient list for Sopa de Quinuo is quite flexible.
One principal ingredient is of course quinoa, the "mother of all grains", a gluten and cholesterol free pre-Hispanic staple food containing all eight essential amino acids that nowadays become popular again. Other ingredients include squash, beans, carrots, potatoes, leek and in the non-vegetarian version beef or chicken. As the ingredients can vary, the texture of this soup can as well. No matter if it's a pale yellowish broth or a thick and creamy chowder, Quinoa Soup is a delicious and healthy meal giving the body all it needs.