Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe Hawaii

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Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe Hawaii

Warm up your soul with this delightful Portuguese Bean Soup recipe with a tropical touch from Hawaii. This hearty and flavorful soup is a fusion of Portuguese and Hawaiian cuisine, resulting in a comforting dish that will transport you to the sunny shores of the islands.

Made with a variety of vegetables, beans, and tender pieces of ham, this Portuguese Bean Soup is packed with nutrition and bursting with savory flavors. The combination of spices and ingredients creates a harmonious blend that will leave your taste buds satisfied and craving for more.


  • 1 pound of Portuguese sausage, sliced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 4 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) of white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) of diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add the sliced Portuguese sausage and cook until browned and slightly crispy. Remove the sausage from the pot and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, add the diced onion and minced garlic. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent and fragrant.
  3. Add the carrots, celery, and potatoes to the pot. Stir well to combine with the onion and garlic mixture.
  4. Return the cooked Portuguese sausage to the pot. Add the kidney beans, white beans, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, bay leaf, paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  5. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot and let the soup simmer for about 1 hour, or until the vegetables are tender and the flavors have melded together.
  6. Remove the bay leaf from the soup and discard.
  7. Serve the Portuguese Bean Soup hot, garnished with some fresh parsley or scallions if desired. Enjoy the comforting flavors of Portugal and Hawaii in every spoonful!

Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Delicious and hearty Portuguese Bean Soup with a Hawaiian twist.

(Nutrition information can be provided here if desired.)

Indulge in the heartwarming flavors of this Portuguese Bean Soup with a Hawaiian twist. The combination of Portuguese sausage, tender vegetables, and aromatic spices creates a delicious and satisfying bowl of soup that is perfect for colder days or whenever you crave a comforting meal.

The presence of Portuguese sausage, a staple in Hawaiian cuisine, adds a smoky and slightly spicy flavor to the soup. The sweetness from the carrots and the richness of the potatoes provide a perfect balance to the savory elements. The beans, tomatoes, and chicken broth create a hearty base that will leave you feeling nourished and satisfied.

Whether you have Portuguese heritage, love Hawaiian flavors, or simply enjoy discovering new and delicious recipes, this Portuguese Bean Soup Recipe Hawaii is a must-try. It brings together the best of both cultures and creates a delightful fusion that will transport you to the beautiful landscapes of Hawaii.

So, grab your soup pot and get ready to experience a burst of flavors in every spoonful. Cook up this Portuguese Bean Soup Hawaii recipe, and let your taste buds embark on a journey to the sunny shores of the Pacific islands!