Caldo Gallego Estilo Cubano - Galician Soup Cuban Style Recipe

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Caldo Gallego Estilo Cubano - Galician Soup Cuban Style
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  1. Place all ingredients; the beans with their soaking liquid, the chorizo, ham, pork fat or bacon, ham hock (if using), onion, garlic, green peppers, tomato sauce, olive oil, in a 6-quart pot, cover with broth and water.
  2. Cover the pot and simmer slowly for 30 minutes. Add seasonings and simmer for about 1-1/2-2 more hours, until the beans are almost tender.
  3. Skim the froth and scum that comes to the top.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Add the potatoes, turnips and collard greens, and simmer 15 minutes longer, until all vegetables are soft.
  6. Season with salt, pepper, and Sazon Completo & Sazon con Azafran to taste.
  7. Serve in deep soup bowls with a side of white fluffy rice (a necessity for Cubans), with sliced avocados, and tomatoes, with a vinaigrette dressing, a warm loaf of Cuban (pan de flauta) bread or French baguette or even with a Focaccia.
  8. Buen provecho!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 265.55 Kcal (1112 kJ)
Calories from fat 28.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.13g 5%
Cholesterol 14.57mg 5%
Sodium 1194.37mg 50%
Potassium 1552.35mg 33%
Total Carbs 36.26g 12%
Sugars 7.21g 29%
Dietary Fiber 7.4g 30%
Protein 22.56g 45%
Vitamin C 11.4mg 19%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 4.3mg 24%
Calcium 148.7mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 55.11 Kcal (231 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.65g 5%
Cholesterol 3.02mg 5%
Sodium 247.85mg 50%
Potassium 322.14mg 33%
Total Carbs 7.52g 12%
Sugars 1.5g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1.54g 30%
Protein 4.68g 45%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 19%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 14%
Iron 0.9mg 24%
Calcium 30.9mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.8
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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