Portuguese green soup

  • Servings : 5/6
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 60m

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Portuguese green soup is a typical dish highly appreciated in our country. Bon appetit…

Units: Metric / (Units: US)


  • 2 liters / (6 1/3 cups) water
  • 4 medium onions
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 250 grams / (8 3/4 ounces) shredded collard greens
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 50 grams / (1 3/4 ounces) Portuguese chouriço


    Step 1

    1. Peel and wash the potatoes. Place the onions cut into pieces and the potatoes in a large saucepan with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium-low heat and cook for 25 minutes. Then, remove briefly the saucepan from heat and use a hand blender to blend the soup until creamy. Season with olive oil and a little salt, stir and place the saucepan back on the stove over medium-high heat.

    Step 2

    1. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and add the collard greens and the chouriço cut into round slices. Stir with a wooden spoon and cook about 15 minutes with the pan covered, stirring occasionally.

    Step 3

    1. Turn off the heat and serve immediately.

Nutrition facts per serving (5 servings):

Calories: 293
Total Fat: 14 g(21%)
Saturated Fat: 3 g(14%)
Cholesterol: 9 mg(3%)
Sodium: 189 mg(8%)
Total Carbohydrate: 38 g(13%)
Protein: 7.5 g


Recipe Comments

Comments (2)

  1. posted by Jo Trust on 2015/07/19

    We just returned from Portugal and fell in love with not only the country but the wonderful vegetable soup. We can’t seem to find a recipe. One that I loved was just a thick green broth with no veggies it was so good!


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