kale soup

Hearty Portuguese Kale Soup

There are so many reasons to love this soup; added protein-rich chick peas, carrots, celery and tomatoes make it more substantial and tastes even better on the second day. This vegetable-packed healthy soup recipe is inspired by caldo verde, a Portuguese soup made with kale, potatoes and linguica sausage. I had planned to make this healthy soup last night before I knew temperature is going to be in the single digits for much of the day.

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Spanish Choriza and Chickpea Stew

Spanish Chorizo and Chickpea Stew

This rather rustic looking ‘Spanish- style’ as I would like to call it, chorizo and chickpea stew is a favorite at our home. The rich, spicy stew really hits the spot on cold winter nights. I first tasted this stew when I was in Barcelona and got hooked to it since then. The stew is made with Spanish chorizo, Pata Negra (Spanish ham) and potatoes traditionally, but I love to bulk up with other veggies as well, while the base recipe—what I’ve shared with you here is always the same.

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