Portuguese Chourico Stew


Authentic stew made with Portuguese chourico (smoked pork sausage) and green beans.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package chourico, cut into small pieces

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 (15 ounce) can canned tomato sauce

  • 6 cups water

  • 2 small potatoes, diced

  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

  • 1 dash paprika

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans green beans, drained


  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Saute chourico, onion and garlic until onion is tender. Stir in tomato sauce, water and potatoes. Season with red pepper and paprika. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Stir in green beans, and simmer 5 to 10 minutes, or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

336 Calories
22g Fat
21g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 336
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 1422mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 688mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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