Portuguese Bean Soup I

Portuguese Bean Soup I

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"This super spicy soup is flavored with chorizo sausage and vegetables as well a generous dose of cayenne pepper."


45 m servings 265 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 265 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.6 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 506 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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.
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  1. 21 Ratings


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...