Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Soup Recipes

Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe

This Portuguese bean soup recipe (receita de sopa de feijao) is very nutritious and very quick to make.
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Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe


Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 25 min
Ready In 35 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

4 cans or one bag of Red Kidney Beans (Boil from the bag or use canned; keep in mind that boiling them will create a richer soup since the beans do not fall apart. If boiling, let it soak in water the night before.)5 potatoes2 lbs of sugar Pumpkin (or canned if not in season)3 turnips3 carrotsKale or cabbage (to taste)Leeks (to taste)4 garlic clovesMint (to taste)
4 cans or one bag of Red Kidney Beans (Boil from the bag or use canned; keep in mind that boiling them will create a richer soup since the beans do not fall apart. If boiling, let it soak in water the night before.)5 potatoes2 lbs of sugar Pumpkin (or canned if not in season)3 turnips3 carrotsKale or cabbage (to taste)Leeks (to taste)4 garlic clovesMint (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. Add half of the beans to a large pot with water and salt (set the other half aside for later).
  2. Slice the potatoes and add to the pot, along with two carrots and the pumpkin quartered, diced turnips, leeks and whole garlic cloves.
  3. Boil and when all is cooked, reduce the heat to low and puree.
  4. Add the third carrot diced, the rest of the beans, and let cook for 10 more minutes on low heat and stirring.
  5. Add the kale/cabbage and cook for another 10 minutes on low, stirring (add more water if too thick).
  6. Let it simmer for a few minutes and finish with a string of olive oil and torn mint.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Gabriella Opaz, catavino.net
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