Tested till perfect Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe2 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 3 3baking potatobaking potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 1 pound/ 500 g)
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 6 cups 6cupswater
  • 1 cup 1cupfresh parsley, chopped
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tspsalt
  • 1 bunch (8 ounces/ 250 g) 1bunch (8 ounces/ 250 g)collard greens
  • 1 1chorizo sausagechorizo sausages, thinly sliced (7 ounces/ 200 g)
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tsppepper
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
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In large saucepan, bring potatoes, onion, water, parsley and salt to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

In blender or food processor or using immersion blender, purée soup, in batches, and return to pan.

Meanwhile, trim off stems and ribs from collard greens. Shred leaves finely. Add shredded leaves, sausage and pepper to purée soup. Cook until greens are tender, about 20 minutes.

Gently stir in oil.

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