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Egg and Coriander Soup   Veg  HT  SP Colombian  15mins

Colombian Name: Changua
This soup is often eaten for breakfast in Colombia but try it at any time of day.

Serves 4       Hot  Vegetables  Herbs  Soup   Colombia  Sth America   South American

480ml/16fl.oz. Water
480ml/16fl.oz Milk
4 Eggs
4 heaped teasp freshly chopped Coriander (cilantro)
2 Spring Onions, chopped
Salt and Pepper
4 slices toasted bread, cut into cubes


1. Place the water and milk in a saucepan, season with salt and pepper and bring to the boil.

2. Crack the eggs individually onto a plate and carefully slide each one separately into the boiling soup without breaking the yolk.

3. Cover and continue to boil for 1-2 minutes.

4. To serve – Divide the spring onions and coriander between 4 serving bowls, then carefully place one egg from the soup into each bowl and ladle the soup into the bowls and float some cubed bread on the top.

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Allow to cool, cover and refrigerate


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