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Sopa de Feijao Branca e Legumes - Black Eyed Bean and Vegetable Soup (GF, V)

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Course soups stews
Cuisine portugese
Servings 4 serving


  • 1 onion big , finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cups water (or vegetable stock)
  • 1 cup black eyed beans cooked
  • 1 stock vegetarian cube (leave this out if using )
  • 2 potatoes medium , cubed
  • 2 carrots medium , cut into rounds
  • 1/4 cup cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup beans sliced
  • 3 tbsps tomato paste / puree
  • 1 tsp chilli powder (or crushed black pepper)
  • to taste salt


  • Heat the oil, add the bay leaves and garlic paste. Stir a couple of times and add the onions. Saute till soft and add the 4 cups of water and stock cube (or stock). Bring to a boil. Add all the other ingredients and mix well. Cover the pan and turn down the heat to low.
  • Let the soup simmer, for about 20 to 30 minutes, till the vegetables have cooked and the soup has reduced a bit in quantity.
  • Pour into bowls and serve hot with bread.