Açorda à Alentejana- "poor Mans' Soup" Recipe


  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, washed and roughly chopped
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil
  • 7 cups boiling water
  • A Loaf of day old Portuguese, French or Italian crusty bread, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • Hard boiled eggs or poached- if and as many as desired


This Is A Traditional Portuguese Dish From The Southern Alentejo Region. It Is Rare To Find It Any Where Else. Actually It Is A Soup That Was Passed Down From My Grandmother, Avo,…

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