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Portuguese Potato & Kale Soup

Portuguese Potato & Kale Soup

This soup is a delicious blend of savory chorizo, nutrient-rich kale, and creamy potatoes, all simmered in a flavorful low-sodium chicken broth. Created with Custom Culinary® Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base, it provides a balance of healthy and indulgent flavors, making it a perfect choice for a diverse clientele. The recipe is easy to prepare and can be scaled up, ensuring efficient kitchen operations while delivering consistent, delightful results. Add this comforting and versatile soup to your menu and watch it become a customer favorite, perfect for any season.

What You'll Need

Recipe Ingredients

Yield: 1 1/2 gallons

Amount Ingredients
1 lb. Chorizo Sausage, Cut in Half Lengthwise & Sliced
6 oz. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base
5 qts. Water, Hot
3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
3 Onions, Diced Fine
6 lbs. Potatoes, Peeled and Sliced
12 cloves Garlic
3 lbs. Kale, Trimmed, Washed & Large Dice Chopped
1/2 tsp. Ground Black Pepper

  1. In a small saute pan, saute chorizo until evenly browned, stirring frequently. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a 3 gallon sauce pot heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onions and saute 7-10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Combine water, Custom Culinary® Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base, mixing well. Add potatoes and garlic. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and gently boil 12-15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  4. Remove potatoes and garlic with a slotted spoon or drain reserving stock. Lightly mash potatoes and garlic. Return to reserved stock mixing well.
  5. Stir in kale. Gently boil 5 minutes. Add chorizo and pepper, mixing well.