Portuguese Kale and Chorizo Soup

Glenda Purvis

By
@photolady63

I was jonesing for a good soup, and my daughter (who is a classically trained chef btw) concocted this recipe. Don't be intimidated by the length of ingredients - most of these items are probably lying around your kitchen already! A great hearty soup.


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Serves:

6 - 8 big bowls

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 medium
onion, chopped
10 clove
garlic, crushed
1 1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper
8 oz
dry-aged spanish chorizo, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/4 c
white wine
3 Tbsp
flour
1 bunch
lacinato kale, chopped
8 c
chicken broth
4 c
water
1
bay leaf
4 medium
potatoes, diced
salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook onions and garlic in oil over medium heat until translucent in a soup pot.
2
Add thyme and red pepper. Let flavors infuse for a minute, then add the chorizo; cook for 4 minutes.
3
Deglaze with the white wine. Add flour to soak up excess fat from the chorizo; add the kale.
4
Pour chicken broth and water into the pot with the bay leaf; stir and then toss in the potatoes.
5
Add salt to taste.
6
When the potatoes are done, the soup is done.
7
Happy eating!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Portugese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #chorizo, #broth, #kale