Killer Linguica & Green Bean Stew

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by catalinacrawler

this is my portuguese boyfriend's mother's recipe & if he knew i posted it here he'd kill me! (hence the name!) but dont worry, i decided that this family secret is worth dying for! so easy with fantastic flavor proves you don't always need a bunch of diffferent spices if you're using good ingredients!! i order my linguica from back east because the stuff found here "isnt the same" according to my bf. here's the site i order from

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. snap off ends of green beans & break larger beans in half, throw in a big pot.
  2. quarter half an onion & throw it in with the green beans.
  3. slice linquica into 1 inch slices & throw in the pot.
  4. add garlic, bay leaves & sea salt.
  5. add only as much water as necessary to completely cover ingredients.
  6. bring to a low boil, cover & let cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. peel potatoes & cut into quarters.
  8. add diced tomatoes (undrained), el pato sauce (or regular tomato sauce if el pato isnt available) & tomato paste.
  9. return to a low boil & add potatoes.
  10. let boil 30 minutes or until potatoes are done.
  11. taste & adjust seasonings if necessary.

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