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portuguese kale and chorizo soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Glenda Purvis
Colfax, CA

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 - 8 big bowls
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For portuguese kale and chorizo soup

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 md
    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
  • 1 bunch
    lacinato kale, chopped
  • 8 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 c
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 4 md
    potatoes, diced
  • salt to taste

How To Make portuguese kale and chorizo soup

  • 1
    Cook onions and garlic in oil over medium heat until translucent in a soup pot.
  • Dry-aged chorizo
    Add thyme and red pepper. Let flavors infuse for a minute, then add the chorizo; cook for 4 minutes.
  • Deglaze with wine
    Deglaze with the white wine. Add flour to soak up excess fat from the chorizo; add the kale.
  • Adding potatoes
    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.
  • Nice and hearty.
    Happy eating!