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This Portuguese cornmeal and kale soup recipe (receita de caldo de farinha) makes a very flavorful, hearty and satisfying soup.
Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe
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Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe

Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe

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1/2 kg of soaked red beans4 tablespoons of lard or vegetable shortening1 small kale, cut into slices6 tablespoons of cornmealOlive oil (to taste)Salt (to taste)
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    1. After cooking the beans, place it in a saucepan with the water (to taste), along with the lard or shortening and salt.
    2. Bring to a boil then add the cornmeal, stirring constantly, so that it is well dissolved and allow it to simmer for a few minutes. 
    3. Then add the kale and a string of olive oil.
    4. Let it boil until cooked.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: "TV7 dias - A Arte de Bem Cozinhar - Cozinha Tradicional Portuguesa - fascículo n.º 1"


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