Portuguese Chourico and Kale Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 298.1
  • Total Fat: 15.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,082.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.9 g
  • Protein: 12.9 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    2 tablespoons (2 turns around the pan) extra-virgin olive oil
    3 medium white waxy potatoes, like yukon golds, peeled and diced
    2 medium onions, chopped
    4 to 6 cloves garlic, chopped
    2 bay leaves, fresh or dried
    1 pound kale, coarsely chopped
    Coarse salt and pepper
    1 (15-ounce) can garbanzos (chick peas), drained and rinsed
    1 can diced tomatoes
    1 pound diced chourico, casing removed
    1 quart chicken broth
    Warm, crusty bread


Heat oil in a deep pot over medium high heat. Add potatoes and onions, cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add garlic, bay leaves, and kale to the pot. Cover pot and wilt greens 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add beans, tomatoes, chourico, and broth to the pot and bring soup to a full boil. Reduce heat back to medium and cook 5 to 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.

Serve soup with hunks of crusty bread and butter.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMWST36.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made this before and it tastes wonderful, plus fairly easy to make. Although the recipe states that it only makes 4 servings, but they are pretty big servings. From my experience I would say it makes more like at least six servings and perhaps up to 8. - 3/20/10

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  • easy and tastes great! - 5/11/11

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