Everyone loves a good, hearty soup even in the summer days. And while this cowfoot soup may sound a bit odd, if prepared well and seasoned correctly, this gelatin like hoof pieces can be your next favorite Belizean meal. Here are is a guide to help you cook this fantastic local meal in the comfort of your home.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
1 whole habanero
- After thoroughly washing the cow foot, place in a large pot and boil to soften. Boil til meat starts turning a grey color.
- Chop up all your vegetables including: potatoes, coco, okra, carrots, onion, sweet peppers, cabbage and tomatoes into bite sizes.
- Chop up your cilantro fine. Put all your vegetables and cilantro into the pot with the cow foot and boil together.
- Add in your complete seasoning, bbq seasoning and salt and black pepper and your whole habanero. Let it boil high for about 30-45 minutes and you are done.
For an additional kick, add a few drops of Hot Mama’s Belize hot sauces. This soup is served over white rice with a slice of lime and tortilla chips.