Caldo Gallego

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 4 quart Dutch oven combine beans and 4 cups of the water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover, and let stand for an hour. (Or soak the beans in the water overnight in a covered pan). Drain beans and rinse.
  • In the same Dutch oven combine rinsed beans and remaining 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 45 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the sausage and salt pork or bacon till brown. Drain off the fat.
  • Add the sausage, salt pork or bacon, turnips, red onion, garlic, salt, and pepper to the beans. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • Add the turnip greens or spinach and cabbage. Return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 10 minutes or more, until tender.
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