Ingredients

How to make it

  • Rinse beans.
  • Cover with 6 cups water in a large kettle, soak overnight.
  • When ready to cook, add additional 1 quart water, the salt pork and ham bone.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat and simmer about 2-1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
  • Add potatoes and collard greens.
  • *If you are using spinach. add later with the chorizos.
  • Simmer for approximately 25 - 30 minutes.
  • Cut chorizos in 1 inch pieces.
  • Add to beans and cook 10 min. longer.
  • Taste and add salt if necessary but it shouldl be salty enough.
  • Remove ham bone and pork hock.
  • Cut off meat and return meat to stew.
  • Serve in soup bowls with a garnish of fresh parsley / cilantro or chives, chopped.
  • The longer this stew sits the more flavorful it becomes.

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    " It was excellent "
    shazam ate it and said...
    Tried to bring your rating up but it stayed where it was. This is an excellent recipe and very authentic. Five forks plus.
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    " It was excellent "
    shepherdrescue ate it and said...
    Wow, this has got to be flavorful with ingredients! and if NYM, Luna and Lor say it's a winner, well that makes me a fan for sure!
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    This stew is delicious! I cooked this up just last week and everyone was asking for seconds. Good thing I was prepared and doubled the recipe. Thank you for a winner!
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    This is a really good recipe. I loved the rich flavors and the smokiness from the meat. It so hearty and comforting. Will be making this again - great post. Thanks, Chacha!!
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Sounds "Cajun"-kinda-sorta. Yum. Thanks Chacha.
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  • sola 6 years ago
    Where I live this is served in Cuban restaraunts.Though I no longer eat meat,this was my favorite soup.It is sooo good!
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  • cabincrazyone 6 years ago
    Alright. If it's everybody's favorite I'll make a batch. Will I find chorizos at the local meat shop?
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    " It was excellent "
    laadeedaa ate it and said...
    I'm right there with Notyourmomma. This too is a favorite of mine. I can smell it now.
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    " It was good "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Absolutely one of my favorites ever. I agree the longer it sits the better it gets. Yummy.
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