Cabbage soup portuguese style
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Cabbage soup portuguese style

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Serves 4

Warm yourself, from the inside out, with this cabbage and chorizo hot soup!

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  • 450g of savoy cabbage, sliced
  • 500g of potatoes, diced
  • 380g of vegetable stock
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 piece of spicy chorizo, sliced
  • olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


    1. Heat some oil in a heavy-base pan. Add the onion and the garlic and cook until they begin to soften and turn light golden.
    2. Add the potatoes and cook for 2 minutes, stirring, then add the stock. Bring to the boil and cook covered for 15 minutes or until tender. Mash the potatoes.
    3. Add the sliced cabbage and cook for further 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    4. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan and cook the chorizo until crispy.
    5. Pour the "caldo verde" (green soup) into individual cups and scatter over the top some chorizo crispy slices.

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Good and easy recipe, only thing I would recommend is to add the chorizo to the soup in the last 5 minutes of cooking, frying in a pan loses the wonderful smokie flavour. You really want that in the soup.

Also use Portuguese chorizo NOT Spanish, it has loads more flavour and much less fat content.