Portuguese Soup

Portuguese Soup

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Martha Lee


A family favorite for many years. I grew up on this soup. We would come home from a rainy day @ school and have this and Sour dough French bread for dinner with a lovely salad.


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4 Hr


  • 3 large
    large beef shanks large and meaty
  • ·
    water to cover
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large
    potatoes cut in 1/4's
  • 1 bunch
    mustard greens, torn.
  • 8 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 1
    handfull elbow macaroni

How to Make Portuguese Soup


  1. Bring to boil and simmer covered, several hours, until meat very tender


    2 large Potatoes cut in 1/4's
    1 bunch mustard greens, torn.
    1 8 0z can tomato sauce
    1 handful elbow macaroni

    Continue on low heat until potatoes soft- the longer the better- best the next day (Refrigerate overnight)
    Serve in soup bowl with green pepper vinegar

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About Portuguese Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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