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Portugal Recipes: Portuguese Green Soup

    2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
  • 150g/+5oz Chouriço Sausage, diced
  • 3 large Potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1.1L/40fl.oz. Water
  • 400g/14oz Kale or Collard Greens, cut into very fine strips (julienne)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan, add the onions and cook for about 5 minutes until soft and transparent, stirring from time to time.

2. Add the garlic and half the chouriço and cook, stirring for 2 minutes.

3. Add the potatoes and water, bring to a boil then reduce the heat, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

4. Allow the soup to cool a little then transfer to a food processor or liquidiser and process until smooth.

5. Return the soup to the saucepan together with the greens, salt and pepper, bring back to a boil, stirring then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

6. To serve – transfer to serving bowls and garnish with the remaining cubes of chouriço.

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