2 lb pork loin, in ½ inch cubes
1 tsp salt
4 qt water
1 tsp cumin
10 guajillo chili peppers,
1 c potatoes, in ½ inch cubes
ground, stemmed and seeded
1 c carrots, in ½ inch cubes
1 tsp fresh thyme
1 c chayote, in ½ inch cubes
1 tsp fresh basil
1 c canned garbanzos, drained
1 tsp fresh marjoram
3 c water
3 garlic cloves
¼ c fresh cilantro, finely diced
3 c chicken broth
½ c onion, finely diced
In a medium saucepan, boil pork in 4 qt water for 10 min., skimming foam if
necessary. Meanwhile, grind the chili peppers with thyme, basil, marjoram,
garlic, chicken broth, salt and cumin until smooth. Add remaining ingredients
to saucepan and boil another 10 min. Cook over low heat an additional 15 min.
Let dish cool and serve in soup bowls. Adorn with cilantro and diced onion.
Yield 20 c.
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