Portuguese green soup

Portuguese green soup on a soup bowl

You must try this delicious and traditional soup recipe. Portuguese green soup is a typical Portuguese soup very much appreciated in our country. Bon appetit!!!

Portuguese green soup on a soup bowl

Category: Recipes, Soups, Typical Portuguese dishes
Servings:: 5
Prep Time:15 m
Cook Time:45 m
Total Time:60 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


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


  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.
  2. 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.
  3. Turn off the heat and serve immediately.
Portuguese green soup
Nutrition facts
Serves 5
Per Serving:
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

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