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How to make Portuguese soup from Alentejo (Açorda Alentejana).
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Soup from Alentejo Recipe

Portuguese Soup from Alentejo Recipe

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Posted in: Soups / Stews
Fri, Mar 25, 2016, 11:37
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4 eggs4 cloves garlic1 bunch coriander, roughly chopped4 slices of bread4 tablespoons of olive oil1 and 1/2 liters of waterSalt (to taste)
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    1. Crush the garlic, crush the coriander and mix them together.
    2. In a saucepan, heat the water.
    3. Season with salt and boil.
    4. Break the eggs and add to the water one by one.
    5. Let the eggs poach for 3 minutes.
    6. After the eggs are poached with the help of a slotted spoon, remove them to a plate.
    7. On the water you cooked the eggs, add the mixture of coriander with garlic and olive oil.
    8. Mix well and let it simmer for a bit.
    9. At the bottom of each bowl of soup, place a slice of bread, then a egg.
    10. Drizzle everything with the broth and serve.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: saborintenso.com


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