Portuguese Kale Soup- Gaspar's Recipe

Portuguese Kale Soup- Gaspar's Recipe

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Beth M.


From an article in the Boston Globe dated Feb.27, 1985, Gaspar's is a sausage success story.

Great linguica recipes. Try this and let me know if you liked it.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
1 Hr 45 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    linguica (or chourico) sausage
  • 1
    shank meat or chuck roast (optional)
  • 2 tsp
    crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 bunch
    fresh kale, chopped (or 4 boxes frozen kale)
  • 1
    head cabbage, shredded (optional)
  • 1 or 2 can(s)
    20 oz. each, kidney beans
  • 6
    potatoes, peeled and diced

How to Make Portuguese Kale Soup- Gaspar's Recipe


  1. Place linguica or chourico (and meat if used) in a pot. Add red pepper, onion and salt and cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer until meat is almost done.
  2. Add kale, cabbage if desired, and kidney beans to broth. When kale is about half-cooked, add potatoes and simmer an additional 30 minutes.

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About Portuguese Kale Soup- Gaspar's Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Portugese
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom

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