Portuguese Bean Soup

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A healthy, delicious and filling traditional Portuguese dish passed down from my grandmother.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ham hock

  • 1 (10 ounce) linguica sausage, sliced

  • 1 onion, minced

  • 2 quarts water

  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 2 celery rib, chopped

  • 2 carrots, chopped

  • 1 (15 ounce) can stewed tomatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ head cabbage, thinly sliced

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans

Directions

  1. Place ham hock, linguica, onion, and water into a Dutch oven over high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour.

  2. Remove meat from ham hock, chop, and return to soup. Stir in potatoes, celery, carrots, stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and garlic. Cover, and continue simmering for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in cabbage and kidney beans, cook until the cabbage has softened, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

268 Calories
13g Fat
26g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 268
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 581mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 37mg 187%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 712mg 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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