Caldo Verde (Cabbage And Potato Soup) Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • 1 lt Water
  • 4 med Potatoes Salt
  • 1/2 sm Cabbage
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil Black pepper,freshly grnd


  1. Remove coarse veins and leaves from the cabbage and throw away them.
  2. Shred the cabbage finely. Bring the water to the boil in a large saucepan. Add in the potatoes and salt to taste. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and cook the potatoes till they are tender. Remove the potatoes and mash them. Return the mashed potatoes to the pan and stir to mix. Add in the shredded cabbage, extra virgin olive oil and pepper to taste.
  3. Bring the mix to the boil and cook, uncovered, for 5 min.
  4. Adjust the seasoning and serve.
  5. "Caldo Verde is the soup most commonly served in Portugal. The cabbage cooks for a very short time so it must be very finely shredded."
  6. Guide to the Great Regional Dishes of the World. Mitchell Beazley
  7. Portuguese dishes. I use beef broth instead of water and add in some garlic and sometimes chorizo.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 555g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 938  
Calories from Fat 73 8%
Total Fat 8.18g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.29g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1483mg 62%
Potassium 3817mg 109%
Total Carbs 194.28g 52%
Dietary Fiber 18.8g 63%
Sugars 10.66g 7%
Protein 22.8g 36%
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