Janet’s Family Caldo Verde Soup

Caldo Verde Soup

Serves 6-8

1 large yellow onion (peeled and diced)
2 Toppits® Frozen Garlic Cubes
(or 2 finely chopped garlic cloves)
4 tablespoons olive oil
6 large white potatoes – peeled and cubed
2 quarts of cold water
6 ounces chorizo sausage – remove any casing,
cut into 1/4″ slices
2 1/2 teaspoons of salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 – 500g bag – Cookin’ Greens™ Chopped Kale



 In large stock/soup pot heat 2 tbsp olive oil, add diced onions. Sauté onions until translucent. Add diced potatoes. Continue to stir. Add water, cover and boil gently over moderate
heat for 20 to 25 minutes until potatoes are soft.

Preparing sausage: In a separate medium sized fry pan over med-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil into fry pan. Pan fry sausage until cooked through (internal temperature reaches
160 c), drain excess liquid – remove from fry pan onto paper towel to remove excess fat/liquid, place cooked sausage aside.

When potatoes are soft, remove soup from heat. Mash potatoes.Add sausage, salt, pepper to soup. Return to moderate heat; cover soup pot. Simmer for 5 more minutes on medium-low heat.

Add Cookin’ Greens™ – Kale (and/or Spinach) to soup. Simmer uncovered for 5-6 more minutes. Mix in remaining olive oil. Season to taste. Ladle and serve with crusty bread.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: