Recipe by Scotty Carreiro
"This is a hearty soup served by my grandmother at many family gatherings. It is an absolute favorite. Tastes even better the next day! It is made with linguica, which is a slim Portuguese sausage heavily flavored with garlic. Linguica can be found in Latin American markets and many supermarkets."
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2 1/2 cups
1 (1 ounce) package
dry onion soup mix
ground black pepper
linguica, casings removed
chourico - Portuguese smoked pork sausage
5 (15 ounce) cans
potatoes, peeled and cubed
I am 75% Portuguese and I grew up on this soup. My 86 year old full-blooded Portuguese Grandmother STILL makes me this soup every time I visit. It is a cultural thing! It isn't for everyone, but for those of us who grew up on this ethnic taste, it is like a trip back in time. My husband, and honorary Portguese, has struggled to "duplicate" my Grandmother's recipe AND my mother's. He can't do it. This soup comes close. Thanks, Scotty!
This soup is a lot more sweet than spicy, probably because of the amount of ketchup in it. It is somewhat reminiscent of baked beans. Anyhow, it was not what we expected, and it was quite a lot of work for not a very impressive meal. Will not be making this again.
This soup was great! The only thing I changed was to add more water as with the amount called for it was too thick. I will definitely make this again.
This is one of the best soups I have ever had. The aroma will keep you hungry all day!
This soup is a favorite at all the family gatherings in Florida. We all come from Fairhaven MA, and grew up with many of our Portuguese meals made by our grandmother and our great aunts. Tastes like being back home.
This was ok for me it was a little to sweet....I cut the ketchup in half....if I make this again I will leave out the potato and use less pasta
I have been asked for this recipe every time I've made this for someone new.
We made this soup at work, and lots of people tried some. It was hard to not be tempted by the fragrant smell flowing through the office all day. And the soup was fantastic, and, yes, even better the next day!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 387
** Calories from Fat: 158
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