Sopas Do Espírito Santo – Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup

Sopas Do Espírito Santo - Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup
Sopas is also known as Holy Ghost Soup, and was traditionally served for the feast of Pentecost in the islands of the Azores.
  • 1.8 kg chuck steak
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 450 g canned diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • mint leaves
  • day old French bread stick
  1. Sauté onion and garlic and remove from heat.
  2. Cut steak into 5 cm chunks. Brown meat, add bones and other ingredients.
  3. Bring to a slow boil, lower heat, and simmer for 3-4 hours, or until meat is tender.
  4. To serve: Place two slices of day old French bread in a bowl, add mint. Spoon broth and meat over bread.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 5067 Fat: 203g Saturated fat: 91g Unsaturated fat: 113g Trans fat: 11g Carbohydrates: 247g Sugar: 26g Sodium: 5550mg Fiber: 16g Protein: 569g Cholesterol: 1584mg
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