Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe

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Portuguese Bean Soup
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  1. Wash & drain beans.
  2. In an 8 qt kettle, bring water to boil.
  3. Add beans, ham, tomato sauce, onion,garlic, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer covered 5 hrs (you could use a crock pot).
  5. Add potatoes, carrots, cabage, and spaghetti.
  6. Bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer uncoverd 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  8. Remove ham.
  9. Remove meat from the bone and cube.
  10. Return meat to soup.
  11. Serve with garlic bread and salad.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 385.79 Kcal (1615 kJ)
Calories from fat 75.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.39g 13%
Cholesterol 160.69mg 54%
Sodium 1147.56mg 48%
Potassium 1103.84mg 23%
Total Carbs 19.04g 6%
Sugars 3.06g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2.33g 9%
Protein 56.46g 113%
Vitamin C 11.6mg 19%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 10%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Calcium 82.6mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 65.38 Kcal (274 kJ)
Calories from fat 12.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.42g 13%
Cholesterol 27.23mg 54%
Sodium 194.47mg 48%
Potassium 187.06mg 23%
Total Carbs 3.23g 6%
Sugars 0.52g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 9%
Protein 9.57g 113%
Vitamin C 2mg 19%
Iron 0.6mg 20%
Calcium 14mg 8%

* 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

  • 7.9
  • 9

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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