Portuguese Bean Soup

Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe

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Linda Edwards-Jackson


A friend from Maui gave me this recipee. I have made it often when I have company as it feed a lots of folks.


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30 Min
1 Hr 35 Min


  • 1 can(s)
    kidney, pinto or garbanzo beans (with the liquid)
  • 2 lb
    ham hock, smoked
  • 2
    carrots/chopped, & 2 stalks celery/chopped
  • 1 lg.
  • 3 clove
    garlic/grated & 1 sm. onion/chopped
  • 1 small
    cabbage/shredded & 1 tblsp. fresh parsley/chopped
  • 1/8 tsp
    dry mustard & 1 tsp. salt, + 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 (15) oz
    can tomato sauce or stewed tomatoes
  • 2
    bayleaves & 5 peppercorns
  • 8 c
  • 6 oz
    portuguese sausage/ sliced; & browned

How to Make Portuguese Bean Soup


  1. Cook all ingredients together in a large pot for 2 1/2 hrs., except for sausage. Add sausage and cook 1 hr. longer.
  2. Makes 1 gallon. May be frozen (best in quarts).
  3. Sometimes I cook 1/2 bag of dry beans of my choice.

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