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This delicious Portuguese Holy Ghost soup recipe (Receita de sopas do Espírito Santo) is very easy to make.
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Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
1 h 30 min
Ready In:
1 h 45 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
4
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Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup Recipe

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Posted in: Soup Recipes
Mon, Jan 15, 2018, 16:16
4 out of 5 with 116 ratings
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Ingredients

4 lb. beef pot roast, cut into 3 pieces6 garlic cloves1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion1/2 cup chopped parsley8 cups cold water1 teaspoon pepper1 tablespoon salt1 teaspoon allspice1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds2 bay leaves1 tablespoon wine vinegar1 head green cabbage, cored and quartered1 loaf Portuguese bread, cut into 1 inch slices15 whole fresh mint leaves
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  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Combine all of the ingredients except the water, mint, cabbage, and bread in a large stock pot.
    2. Now cover the ingredients with the 8 cups water. Let it boil for about an hour until the meat is tender.
    3. Now add the cabbage to the pot.
    4. Let the pot simmer on medium to low heat for about half an hour until the cabbage has been cooked.
    5. Once the ingredients in the stock pot are done cooking, cover the bottom of large, shallow serving dish with the bread slices.
    6. Lay the mint leaves on top of the bread slices.
    7. Ladle the content from the stock pot equally on top of the bread and serve while hot.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

    Comments

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    Celeste
    Celeste - 2021-09-03 02:29:05
    Hi. Is the allspice whole or grounded?

    Eddy
    Grounded.
    3 Weeks ago, Fri, Sep 3, 2021, 13:27:23 (+0) (-0)
    Jeff
    Jeff - 2021-07-18 16:15:26
    When heling at the festa i seem to remember tomato paste?

    Eddy
    Not in this soup Jeff, unless it’s a regional thing. 🙂
    2 Months ago, Mon, Jul 19, 2021, 11:07:44 (+0) (-0)
    Fred Souza
    Fred Souza - 2021-07-17 21:31:44
    There seems to be some missing information here as there is no information about what to do with the meat, and most of the time this soup includes whole potatoes and chourico.

    Eddy
    Fred, step 1 is for the meat as well and I have never seen chouriço or potatoes added to this soup, you might be thinking of another soup.
    2 Months ago, Sat, Jul 17, 2021, 23:28:22 (+0) (-0)
    Jody Salmon
    Jody Salmon - 2021-07-16 00:17:27
    I grow mint just for Sopas! Our recipe is slightly different than yours, we use good Portuguese red wine instead of wine vinegar and there is no cabbage in ours. We cook the sopas using the recipe that was cooked at the Holy Ghost Feast where I grew up and now we cook and serve it at all our family reunions!

    Susan
    Susan - 2021-07-15 21:57:53

    If can remember properly, I believe my mother used to add eggs to the soup before serving..or is that another soup I am thinking about?

    Eddy
    Hi Susan, I think it's a different soup.
    3 Months ago, Thu, Jul 15, 2021, 22:49:53 (+0) (-0)
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