Sancocho Peruano is especially delicious when it's cold outside. This savory, steaming hot soup will warm you up. Plus, once you taste the goodness that is Sancocho, it will become your new favorite comfort food.


– Water – Beef Brisket – Salt – Black pepper – Carrots – Leek – Turnip (or white radish) – Lima beans – Green Beans – Cabbage – White Potatoes – Yucca – Sweet potatoes – Celery stalk

What Is Sancocho Peruano?

Some people describe it as a thick soup with beef and vegetables, while others call it a stew. Some people prefer a Sancocho with a lighter broth, while others prefer a thick broth.

History Of Sancocho Peruano

It is believed that Sancocho is originally a Spanish dish from the Canary Islands. It does actually resemble classic Spanish soups like Cocido and Olla Podrida.

What Are The Best Side Dishes To Serve With Sancocho Peruano?

You can serve this dish with different types of bread that are good at soaking up liquid. Fresh green salads, avocado slices, and sour cream will also all work great with this dish.

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