Portuguese Green Soup (Caldo Verde)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 219.4
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 141.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    * 12 cups water
    * 6 large russet potatoes (peeled and quartered)
    * Onions, raw, 1 tbsp (chopped)
    * 3-4 garlic cloves (diced)
    * 2-3 cups kale (cut chiffonnade method-approx. 2-inch length)
    * 3 Tbps extra virgin olive oil
    *Chicken Boullion, 1 Tsp
    * Salt, 1 dash or to taste
    * Pepper, black, 1 dash or to taste


In a 4 quart stockpot, combine water, potatoes, onion, garlic.

Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium/low, season with salt and simmer until the potatoes are very tender, 20-30 minutes.

Simmer until the kale is bright green and tender, but not mushy, approximately 5 minutes.

Serve with crusty bread and salad.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EUNICEMONTEIRO.

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