Popular Recipes
A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.

This tasty Portuguese cabbage and kale soup recipe (receita de sopa de Repolho e Couve) is a different version of the popular kale soup.
Portuguese Cabbage & Kale Soup Recipe
Preparation time:
Cooking Time:
Ready In:
Level of Difficulty:
Posted by:

Portuguese Cabbage & Kale Soup Recipe

Portuguese Cabbage & Kale Soup Recipe

Posted in: Soups / Stews
star star star star star
4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
Views 16409


4 tomatoes, peeled and chopped1 tablespoon of butter1 tablespoon dried minced onionSalt and ground black pepper (to taste)2 tablespoons of olive oil4 stalks of celery, chopped1 onion, chopped3 cloves of garlic, minced2 bay leaves8 cups of hot water1/2 head of green cabbage, shredded1/2 cup of beef broth1 pinch of red pepper flakes1 (15 ounce) can of kidney beans, rinsed and drained1 bunch of kale, chopped
  • Get groceries & other stuff Get groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com
  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Combine tomatoes, butter, dried minced onion, salt, and black pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat. 
    2. Bring mixture to a simmer, place a cover on the saucepan, and cook at a simmer for 15 minutes.
    3. Heat olive oil in a stock pot over medium heat. 
    4. Cook and stir celery, onion, garlic, and bay leaves in hot oil until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. 
    5. Add tomato mixture, cook and stir another 5 minutes.
    6. Remove and discard the bay leaves.
    7. Pour the water and beef broth into the stock pot, stir in the green cabbage and red pepper flakes.
    8. Loosely cover the stock pot and cook the mixture for 25 minutes.
    9. Stir in the kidney beans and kale into the soup and again loosely cover the pot and continue cooking another 15 minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: GinaG, allrecipes.com

    Click here to join our Facebook group!


    You might also like
    Portuguese Crock Pot  Shrimp Soup Recipe
    How to make this delicious crock pot Portuguese shrimp and sausage soup.
    Portuguese Cream of Green Bean Soup Recipe
    This healthy Portuguese cream of green bean soup recipe (receita de creme de feijão verde) is very tasty and easy to make.
    Portuguese Chicken Soup Recipe
    How to make Portuguese chicken soup (canja).