Portuguese Red Bean Soup

Portuguese Red Bean Soup

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Louise Casey

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@VillagerLouise

This is a good satisfying soup, when served with crusty bread it makes a nice lunch.

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Serves:
10-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1-2
    carrots, chopped
  • 1
    onion
  • 4
    celery stalks
  • 4
    tomatoes, skinned and seeded or
  • 1x 28 oz can(s)
    diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1-2
    potatoes, peeled, diced small
  • 8 oz
    dried red kidney beans, soaked overnight
  • 2 oz
    olive oil
  • 2 oz
    butter
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    paprika
  • 2 qt
    chicken stock
  • 3 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2
    chorizo sausages, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper, to taste
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Portuguese Red Bean Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Finely chop all vegetables, including tomatoes and the potatoes.
  2. Drain soaked beans, discarding liquid.
  3. Add olive oil and butter in a large pot. When oil is hot, add onion, carrot, celery and tomatoes. Saute but do not brown.
  4. Add chopped potatoes, paprika and chicken stock. When this reaches a boil, add kidney beans and turn down heat to a simmer. Add tomato paste.
  5. Let cook 45-60 minutes, stirring occasionally. When the beans are soft to the touch, add sausage and cayenne pepper. Season to taste.

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About Portuguese Red Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Portugese
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free



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