Caldo verde

A Portuguese soup, I gather — found the recipe here. Added some vegetable broth concentrate for color and flavor, and turned out very nicely, a clear soup that was still somehow rich.

3 Responses to “Caldo verde”

  1. Zen Says:

    I rarely do the foodie blog thing but I just posted a recipe today I was very pleased with🙂

  2. Ned Raggett Says:

    And a good one it is! (People should go check it out here.)

  3. Isabel Says:

    Awwww… c’mon!!! That looks very much like a Portuguese soup (I must check more carefully the recipe to figure out if it also tastes like one) but never in a thousand years can it be called Caldo Verde. Caldo Verde is extremely simple (and delicious), the only problem is that you need one specific type of cabbage. There:

    So, you peel some potatoes and boil them with a little salt, moosh them thoroughly (it should not be be thick, but not too watery), bring to boil again and then add the cabbage cut in veeeeeery thin slices or strips. Bring to boil again and leave it boiling maybe no more than 5 minutes, add a good spoonful of olive oil and stop the heat. Add the sausage if you want and eat it as soon as possible. It should look like this:


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