(Spiced soup with greens)
This chunky Portuguese inspired soup has a touch of spice from the hot pepper flakes. With this light broth, the chunks of potato and a good spicy chorizo sausage make it hearty enough for a warming evening meal.
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp hot pepper flakes
2 air-dried sweet chorizo sausages, sliced
4 large round potatoes (about750 g), coarsely chopped
1/2 kg thinly sliced red Swiss chard or kale
1- 1.5 litre light stock
1/2 tsp salt
1 In a large pan gently heat the oil and add onion, garlic and hot pepper flakes. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until softened.
2 Add the chorizo, potatoes and chard and stir to coat. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until chard has wilted. Add water and salt and bring to boil. Partially cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.