I wanted to make something different tonight but was really in the mood for a big bowl of chunky soup, so bean soup it is.
There are many ways of making a Portuguese soup, this is just the way I make it.
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 carrots, chopped
2 parsnips, chopped
1 big tomato, chopped
1 Linguica or Chourico, sliced
2 cans of beans (whichever you prefer, I used one kidney and one butter navy beans)
salt and pepper to taste
In a big pot, add a little bit of olive oil, the garlic, carrots, parsnips and tomato. Fry for a few minutes until the vegetables are halfway cooked.
Add the beans, chourico and the cabbage, season with salt and pepper.
Cover everything with water,
close the lid and set to simmer until the veggies are all cooked to your taste. Check the salt and pepper.
Serve. It’s a super easy soup to make and really tasty
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