Green Soup (Caldo Verde) Recipe

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Green Soup (Caldo Verde)
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  1. Heat 3 Tbl. oil in large stock pot.
  2. Add onions and garlic, saute for a few minutes. Add the potatoes and saute until they begin to brown.
  3. Pour in the water. Cover and gently simmer over medium heat for 30-45 minutes, until potatoes are really soft.
  4. While the potatoes are cooking, saute the chorizo in a pan over low heat for about 10 minutes.
  5. Smash potatoes lightly with a hand masher. Add the chorizo, salt and pepper to the pot. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the kale and simmer for 30 minutes. If you like your kale really soft, simmer for 1 1/2 hours, uncovered. Add the remaining olive oil and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 196.61 Kcal (823 kJ)
Calories from fat 89.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.99g 15%
Cholesterol 1.7mg 1%
Sodium 859.08mg 36%
Potassium 404.16mg 9%
Total Carbs 24.05g 8%
Sugars 5.29g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4.23g 17%
Protein 3.46g 7%
Vitamin C 4.9mg 8%
Vitamin A 1mg 33%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 63.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 51.25 Kcal (215 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.6g 15%
Cholesterol 0.44mg 1%
Sodium 223.93mg 36%
Potassium 105.35mg 9%
Total Carbs 6.27g 8%
Sugars 1.38g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 17%
Protein 0.9g 7%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 33%
Iron 0.3mg 6%
Calcium 16.7mg 6%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4
  • 5

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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