Portuguese Caldo Verde (Collard Greens) soup

Traditional Portuguese Collard Green (Caldo Verde) and Potato Soup.


  • 2.2 Lb. potatoes, sliced

  • 2 onions, sliced

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 6 cups of broth (chicken/vegetable)

  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • 6-8 Collard Green leaves

  • Chourico, sliced (Portuguese/Spanish Sausage)


  • In a large pot add the stock, potatoes, garlic and onions to boil.

  • When potatoes are almost cooked, add the salt and olive oil.

  • Blend until smooth, add water if needed.

  • Shred the collard greens. Use a food processor or stack 3-4 leaves together, rolling them tightly and then cutting into thin slices with a sharp knife.

  • Add the shredded collard greens to the boiling soup and cook for 5 -10 minutes.

  • Slice the Chourico and place 2-3 slices into each individual bowl of soup.

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