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Portuguese Bean Soup I

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"This super spicy soup is flavored with chorizo sausage and vegetables as well a generous dose of cayenne pepper."
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45 m servings 265
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a stockpot over medium-high heat, heat oil and saute carrots, onion and celery. Add tomatoes, potatoes, kidney beans and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and stir in cayenne pepper and tomato paste. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add sausage and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 265 calories; 14.6 24.7 10.2 20 506 Full nutrition

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This soup was delicious. I used a chicken-based chorizo sausage to reduce the amount of fat.

This soup was really tasty and easy to make! I scaled the recipe to 4 servings and found that using only 1-1/2 cups of water wasn't near enough so I increased the amount of water to 3-1/2 cups ...

I made this soup for my family as a spur of the moment change of pace and they LOVED it! We halved the cayenne pepper to make it more mild and found that this is a dish we'll be eating often in...

I'd really like to give this a three and a half stars; my husband really liked it, I sort of liked it. It brought to mind my grandfather's habit of putting ketchup in his chicken soup. Why he wo...

pretty good

This is a great soup. I also added 4-5 cloves of garlic, 2 large red chillis, and coriander stirred in close to the end (and to garnish). Served with crusty french bread! Went down a treat with ...

My entire family loved this! This is going on my winter rotation.

This is such a tasty soup! My kids and I absolutely loved it, however, I ommitted the celery but it still came out great, tastes like chilli!

I didn't put the whole cayenne pepper because we are not huge fans of very spicy food, but it was a very nice meal. You really can't go wrong with the chorizo sausage :) I thought the cooking ti...