Chupe de Olluco

  1. Peruvian Chupe de Olluco Recipe
  2. Ingredients
  3. Method
  4. Tips and tricks
  5. Additional information

Peruvian Chupe de Olluco Recipe

Are you a lover of a good chupe? Do you really like the taste of olluco? You are in the right place, our preparation of the Chupe de Olluco Arequipeño. we talk about An incredible stew based on various vegetables, leaving the olluco as the protagonist of the dish. Come with us and let's learn together to prepare this exquisite dish!

How to prepare Chupe de Olluco

Chupe de olluco recipe
Olluco suck

For this rich Olluco Soup recipe we will need a large amount of each vegetable for a great concentration of flavors. Ideal to give a balanced meal to the family.

🔪 Prep Time25 minutes
🍲 Cook Time35 minutes
⏲️ Total Time1 hour
🍽️ Servings4 servings
🔥 Calories200 calories


  • 1/2 kilo of chopped olluco
  • 1/2 kilo of pumpkin
  • 1 sliced ​​corn
  • 1 cup of peeled green beans
  • 2 branches of huacatay
  • 4 potatoes (yellow)
  • 200 grams of fresh cheese
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • Coriander chopped to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a pot with water, boil half a kilo of olluco, half a kilo of pumpkin and a sliced ​​corn.
  2. After having cooked the half kilo of olluco, the half kilo of squash and the sliced ​​corn. She adds four yellow potatoes, a cup of peeled green beans, and two branches of huacatay. Let cook over medium heat until the potatoes and beans are cooked.
  3. Immediately, remove the huacatay branches, season the preparation and add the evaporated milk and the chopped fresh cheese.
  4. Serve and sprinkle with chopped coriander to taste.
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Very good! You already know how to make Chupe de Olluco. But that's not all, here we leave you an advice ideal for your preparation.

Tips and tricks

  • If you like, you can add a fried egg to this rich preparation on top.

Additional information

About the history of this dish, it could be said that in principle its origin is in Arequipa. So it was that over the years, this preparation became so common among Arequipeños and rose as a typical dish. What's more, It is recognized as an emblem of Arequipa among other chupes also prepared in the area.

The chupe is a way of calling the typical realization of the soup in South America and in some specific areas of some countries. In Peru, It is seen as one of the most outstanding dishes due to the space it has within the typical gastronomy of the country. In Arequipa, it is where there are a large number of dishes originated with this name.

from the Quechua ulluku, the olluco, It is a tuber that occurs only in some specific areas of the Andean region of South America. In our country this happens in the north and this tuber has been part of our diet since the beginning of time because it only occurs in this part of the world.

Currently, this balanced and nutritious dish It is widely consumed in the Arequipa area on the famous so-called "Fridays of Chupes". Being thus part of the diet of the Arequipeños and giving them an important vitamin contribution for the growth and functioning of the body.

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