A collection of popular Portuguese recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
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

Share this Recipe

Posted in: Soup Recipes
Wed, Nov 29, 2017, 16:40
4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
Views: 16491


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 groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

  • This site uses US measurements.


    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"


    (Leave a comment.)
    There are no comments for this recipe. (Be the first one to leave a comment.)
    You might also like
    Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe
    This traditional Portuguese favas with chouriço and poached eggs recipe (receita de favas com chouriço e ovos escalfados) is easy to make and makes a delicious family meal.
    Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe
    This Portuguese fisherman's shrimp and chouriço recipe (receita de camarão de pescador e chouriço) is delicious.
    Portuguese Cornmeal & Kale Soup Recipe
    How to make Portuguese green cabbage soup with chouriço.