Meat soup

  • Servings : 5/6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 45m
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This soup is intense, tasty and a quite rich and nutritious meal with the traditional ingredients, beef and the Portuguese chouriço. It’s a delight, try it!

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 300 grams (10 1/2 ounces) beef
  • 1.5 liters (about 6 cups) water
  • 1/2 Portuguese chouriço (about 90 grams (3 1/4 ounces))
  • 120 grams (4 1/4 ounces) orzo pasta
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. In a pressure cooker with water seasoned with salt cook the meat and the chouriço for approximately 20 minutes. When the meat and the chouriço are cooked, drain with a skimmer and place on a plate. Flake the meat with a fork and cut the chouriço into slices. Reserve the cooking water.

    Step 2

    1. Pour the pasta into the cooking water and cook about 10 minutes (rectify with salt if necessary).

    Step 3

    1. When the pasta is almost cooked, add the meat and the chouriço slices and cook more 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off the heat serve.

Meat soup | Food From Portugal

Meat soup

Nutrition facts per serving (5 servings)

Calories: 262

Total Fat: 11 g(17%)

Saturated Fat: 4 g(20%)

Cholesterol: 87 mg(29%)

Sodium: 308 mg(13%)

Total Carbohydrate: 13.5 g(4%)

Protein: 25 g

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Meat soup | Food From Portugal

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