Caldo Verde Wedding Soup

This is an easy creamy comfort food style soup that is easy to whip up because most of the ingredients can be found in the everyday kitchen. We know you’re going to love this one so don’t forget to tag Go2Kitchens on social media when you post your Caldo Verde photos!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups kale
  • 2 medium yellow potatoes diced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 head cauliflower diced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 3 cloves garlic whole
  • 1 cup kidney beans canned or fresh
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Simmer 4 cups of water on the stovetop in a stockpot or dutch oven.

  2. Roll kale into “logs” and cut into 1/2 inch slices then slice lengthways completely through the “log”.
  3. Place kale into a large bowl and massage by hand for 3-4 min to soften.
  4. Add potatoes and cauliflower once water is at a medium simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Add onion and garlic, stir and raise temperature to medium high, cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Turn heat off and blend with an immersion blender until smooth.
  7. Turn the heat to low, add kale, stir and simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Add beans and serve with crackers or crusty bread.