By Chef Gorete − On Friday, October 2, 2015, 7 Years ago in Soup Recipes
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Gorete's Portuguese Caldo Verde Soup Recipe

This a creamy Portuguese soup that uses spicy chouriço and kale with a potato base.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time1 h 15 min
Ready In1 h 30 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8
Info
This a creamy Portuguese soup that uses spicy chouriço and kale with a potato base.
Ingredients
6 large potatoes, peeled and cubed4 cups low sodium chicken broth1 large spicy chouriço sausage6 cups cold water2 garlic cloves1 large onion, quartered1⁄2 teaspoon salt (to taste)1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon olive oil1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder1⁄2 teaspoon paprika1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder6 large kale leaves or 4 -6 cups of shredded kale
6 large potatoes, peeled and cubed4 cups low sodium chicken broth1 large spicy chouriço sausage6 cups cold water2 garlic cloves1 large onion, quartered1⁄2 teaspoon salt (to taste)1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon olive oil1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder1⁄2 teaspoon paprika1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder6 large kale leaves or 4 -6 cups of shredded kale
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Directions
  1. Remove the hard stalk from the kale and set aside. Cut the leaves lengthwise into several strips. Stack the strips then cut into very thin strips.
  2. In a large deep pot, add the whole sausage, potatoes, kale stalks, onion, garlic, water, broth, oil and seasonings. Cook on medium heat until the potatoes are tender.
  3. Remove the sausage from the broth and cut into thin slices then set aside. Remove the kale stocks, then discard.
  4. Using an immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth and lump free.
  5. Add the kale and sausage slices to the soup, and cook on medium until the kale is tender. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Chef Gorete, Food.com
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