Caldo Verde Recipe
16 oz white beans, drained and rin
3 cut-up potatoes
1/2 lb diced smoked ham
1 lb fresh, chopped kale
1/4 lb chorizo, sliced
8 cup chicken broth
3 turnips, peeled and sliced
1 onion, sliced
1 clove garlic minced
1/2 tsp oregano
1 salt and black pepper to tas
In a large saucepan, combine chicken broth, chorizo, potatoes,
turnips, ham and kale. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer,
covered, for 30 minutes. Add beans and adobo or garlic and oregano;
simmer, covered, for 10 more minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
To put dinner on the table, just add a loaf of crusty bread and a
pitcher of vinho verde. This crisp, dry Portuguese wine is perfect
with the smoky flavors of Caldo Verde. With luck, there will be
leftovers. Caldo Verde is a dish that tastes even better on the 2d
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When deciding on a weight loss program, it is essential to try to restrict your intake of salt, fat and refined carbohydrate.
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Its extremely popular, but it is truly safe and healthy for you?
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Reducing carbs might mean missing out on essential nutrients from healthy foods which must be part of any well adjusted diet, specifically those provied by vegetables, grains and fruits.
The brassica family, Healthy super foods that also help with your Your diet
(examples: Kale, Watercress, Tatsoi and Rutabaga)
Altthough not always popular with children, these vegetables are full of vitamins (eg.folate and vitamin c), minerals (eg. potassium), fibre, chlorophyll, antioxidents and isothiocyanates.
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