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portuguese kale soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
star pooley
Bullhead City, AZ

Kale soup is a staple in the Portuguese culture. It is filling and a real comfort food. This recipe is from Racheal Ray. You will find hundreds of recipes for this soup on the internet, but I like this one.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For portuguese kale soup

  • 2 Tbsp
    (2 turns around the pan) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 md
    white waxy potatoes, like yukon golds, peeled and diced
  • 2 md
    onions, chopped
  • 4-6 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 2
    bay leaves, fresh or dried
  • 1 lb
    kale, coarsely chopped
  • coarse salt and pepper
  • 1 can
    (15-ounce) garbanzos (chick peas), drained and rinsed
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 lb
    diced chourico, casing removed
  • 1 qt
    chicken broth
  • warm, crusty bread

How To Make portuguese kale soup

  • 1
    Heat oil in a deep pot over medium high heat. Add potatoes and onions, cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Add garlic, bay leaves, and kale to the pot. Cover pot and wilt greens 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add beans, tomatoes, chourico, and broth to the pot and bring soup to a full boil. Reduce heat back to medium and cook 5 to 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3
    Serve soup with hunks of crusty bread and butter.

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