Portuguese Green Soup

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Native to Portugal’s northwest region of Minho, this green soup is made with a deep green kale which is unlike that grown elsewhere. Kale or spinach found in American stores can be uses as a substitute.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the kale and cut off any stems.
  2. Slice into thin shreds.
  3. Put the potatoes, water, oil, salt and pepper in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  4. Lower the heat and cook slowly, covered, for about 25 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Remove from the stove, and put the mixture through a sieve or puree it.
  6. Return to the saucepan; add the strips of kale.
  7. Continue to cook about 12 minutes longer, or until the kale is tender.
  8. Add the sausage rounds, and leave on the stove long enough to heat through.
  9. Menu: Portuguese Green Soup,Warm Garlic Bread, Baked Bananas in Orange Juice.
  10. Soups & Stews One Dish Meals.


Most Helpful

Very nice hearty soup! I used 4 cups of chicken broth and 4 of water. I also added a few red pepper flakes and some minced garlic. Thanks for a great new soup recipe. Carole in Orlando

carole in orlando October 25, 2006

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