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portuguese red bean soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laurie Trlak
Huntington, IN

My grandmother in Hawaii was Portuguese, and this soup is traditional, especially at Pentecost. This is the recipe that has been handed down to me, and it's something I absolutely love. Although the recipe calls for ham hocks, a meaty ham bone can be used as well.

(1 rating)
prep time 3 Hr 30 Min
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For portuguese red bean soup

  • 2
    meaty smoked ham hocks or ham bone
  • 2 can
    red kidney beans
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 head
    cabbage, shredded
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce
  • 1 lb
    chorizo (mexican sausage, mild or medium
  • water
    enough to cover

How To Make portuguese red bean soup

  • 1
    Place all ingredients in a large pot; heat to boiling. Simmer for 2 to 3 hours. Remove hock bones. Serve with garlic bread, if desired.

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