Spanish White Bean and Collard Green Soup (Caldo Galicia)

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings



In a large stock pot, sauté chorizo and ham in heated olive oil about 2 minutes.  Add onion and garlic and sauté another 2 minutes or until onions are translucent.  Add carrots, celery, potatoes and tomatoes and stir.  Add beans and broth and bring to a boil.  Add collard greens and reduce heat.  Allow to simmer for 30 minutes.  Adjust soup’s thickness by adding additional broth or water.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Ladle into bowls, sprinkle with hot sauce and serve with hot crusty bread.

** can be vegetarian by omitting these items