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This Portuguese cornmeal and kale soup recipe (receita de caldo de farinha) makes a very flavorful, hearty and satisfying soup.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe

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Posted in: Soup Recipes
Wed, Nov 29, 2017
4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
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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) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  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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