Hawaiian Portagee Bean Soup Recipe

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Hawaiian "portagee" Bean Soup

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

This rich and substantial soup is classic Island fare, drawing on its Portuguese cultural roots.

From Soup Of The Evening...Beautiful Soup.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

12 oz
portuguese sausage, 1/4-inch slices (or use another garlicky sausage)
1 large
onion, coarsely chopped
2 large
carrots, coarsely chopped
4 c
chicken stock
1/2 lb
tomatoes, peeled and diced
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
2
ham shanks (smoked pork hocks)
3
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1-2
bay leaf
1 tsp
paprika, or to taste
chili oil or cayenne, to taste
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 15-ounce can(s)
dark red kidney beans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a Dutch oven, saute the sausage slices with the onions and carrots over medium heat until the onion is soft, stirring from time to time.
2
Add the remaining ingredients - except for the beans - and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours.
3
Fifteen minutes before serving, remove the hocks and pick off the meat, discarding the fat and bones.
4
Mince the meat and return to the pot with the beans, juice and all.
5
Let simmer for a few minutes, then ladle up into bowls and dig in.
6
ai a ma'ona. Da best!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian