Meat soup

Meat soup on a soup bowl

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!

Category: Recipes, Soups
Servings:: 5
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:35 m
Total Time:45 m
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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)


  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.
  2. Pour the pasta into the cooking water and cook about 10 minutes (rectify with salt if necessary).
  3. 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
Nutrition facts
Serves 5
Per Serving:
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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