Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Soup Recipes

Portuguese Navy Bean Soup Recipe

This delicious Portuguese navy bean soup recipe is very easy to make and great for a chilly day.
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Portuguese Navy Bean Soup Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time1 h
Ready In1 h 15 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6

Ingredients

1 carrot1 onion4 stalks of celery4 tomatoes, skinned & seeded1 potato, peeled8 ounces of navy beans, soaked overnight2 ounces of olive oil2 ounces of butter1 and 1⁄4 teaspoons of paprika2 quarts of chicken stock3 tablespoons of tomato paste2 mild chouriço sausages1 teaspoon of cayenne pepperSalt & pepper (to taste)
1 carrot1 onion4 stalks of celery4 tomatoes, skinned & seeded1 potato, peeled8 ounces of navy beans, soaked overnight2 ounces of olive oil2 ounces of butter1 and 1⁄4 teaspoons of paprika2 quarts of chicken stock3 tablespoons of tomato paste2 mild chouriço sausages1 teaspoon of cayenne pepperSalt & pepper (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. Finely chop all vegetables including tomatoes and potato.
  2. Drain the soaked beans, discarding liquid.
  3. In a medium pot, add olive oil and butter.
  4. When oil is hot, add chopped carrot, onion, celery and tomatoes, saute, but do not brown. 
  5. Add chopped potato, paprika, and chicken stock.
  6. When this reaches a boil, add the beans and turn down the heat to a simmer. 
  7. Add the tomato paste and let cook for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. When the beans are soft to the touch add the sausages and cayenne pepper.
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper, when the sausages is cooked, turn off the heat.
  10. Cut the sausages into pieces and serve with the soup.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Kim19068, Food.com
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Meta Calder
Meta Calder
Why do you title this Portuguese Kidney Bean Soup when the photo and the ingredients clearly show navy beans?
1 year ago, Wednesday, May 24, 2023
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Eddy
I recently updated this recipe and made a mistake, sorry.
1 year ago, Wednesday, May 24, 2023
LanaRae
LanaRae
Making this right now it smells so good I know my husband is really going to enjoy. Thank you thank you
1 year ago, Thursday, November 10, 2022
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Eddy
You’re welcome, enjoy.
1 year ago, Thursday, November 10, 2022
Eddy
My wife made this soup today and it was very light and tasty, really enjoyed it.
2 years ago, Thursday, January 13, 2022
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Olga De Carvalho
Olga De Carvalho
Just made this soup and its a keeper! Sooooo delicious….. Thank you.
2 years ago, Thursday, January 6, 2022
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