Anna's Linguica and Potato Stew

Anna's Linguica and Potato Stew

BN61079 7

"This hearty slow cooker dish concocted by my grandmother consists of linguica, potatoes, zucchini, onions, and bacon. You can add other vegetables like mushrooms and green beans, but I prefer the original recipe."


3 h 20 m servings 237 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 237 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 10.5 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 657 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until crisp and evenly brown. Drain, reserving juices, and break into bite-size pieces. Place the pieces in a slow cooker. Cook the onion and garlic in the reserved bacon juices over medium heat until tender. Drain, and place in the slow cooker. Quickly brown the linguica sausage in the skillet over medium-high heat, and place in the slow cooker.
  2. Add the potatoes, zucchini, tomato sauce, and red wine to the slow cooker, and season with parsley, basil, salt, and pepper. Stir to evenly distribute ingredients. Cover, and cook 2 1/2 hours on High, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 31 Ratings


Super dish! My potatoes did not cook as quickly as planned. Might be my slow cooker. Start early, because this gets better with age. Seasonings are perfect!

Delicious! Everyone loved it! The only way we've ever eaten linguica is to wrap it in foil with potatoes and bake or grill...which is good, but not something you'd serve to guests or bring to a...

Really good! We all loved it! As I filled my crock pot, there was no way all those zucchini and potatoes would fit. So I used 2 zucchini and 4 small potatoes. Because I live in an area with ...

My family is Portugese and we have traditionally had linguica as a breakfast meat. I made the stew for my father and his sister 2 weeks ago and then made it for my children last week. I would ...

This dish is OK but nothing to write home about. To add more flavor, I think it needs more garlic, and add generous tabasco.

This recipe was a wonderful comfort food. I used Hot linguica which gave it a nice kick. I also only used 1 pound of white potatoes. The second time I made it, I added a can of hominy. The fl...

I was looking for a recipe to use for my son's venison kielbasa. This one worked great! My entire family loved it! I will definitely make it again.

I thought this was bland. Too many potatoes. The sausage was OK. Nothing unusual

I have mixed views on this recipe.....being portuguese I grew up eating and making linguica. I liked the overall flavor but I think it needed more liquid...If I made it again I wouldnt do it in ...