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This Portuguese cabbage soup recipe is delicious, low calorie, packed with vitamin C, A, and is loaded with fiber.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 10 min
Level of Difficulty:

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Portuguese Cabbage Soup Recipe

Portuguese Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Posted in: Soup Recipes
Tue, Nov 1, 2016, 18:15
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4 cups of cabbage sliced into 1 inch strips4 carrots2 large potatoes8 cups of water1 large onion1/2 cup of rice1 clove garlic3 tbsp Olive oil1 chicken bouillon cube1 tsp of pepper1 tsp of saltCrushed red pepper flakes
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    • In a large soup pan filled with the water, add the carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, chicken cube, salt, and 1 cup of cabbage. Let it come to a boil  and cook on medium heat for 30 minutes.
    • When vegetables are cooked, puree the soup with a blender to your desired consistency.
    • Add the remaining cabbage, rice and olive oil and cook for another 30 minutes on medium heat.
    • Add more water if you find the soup has thickened too much.
    • Add fresh cracked pepper and crushed red pepper if desired before serving.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Tia Maria's Blog, portuguesediner.com/tiamaria


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