Sopa da Pedra, made from simple and inexpensive ingredients, is a tale that resonates profoundly in a struggling global economy that has forced people to take a step back and conserve and create from that which they absolutely need. And with any luck, we are sharing our limited resources with others, recognizing that it takes a community to care for an individual. Click here to learn more about the legend of Stone Soup.
To make the soup yourself, I have included the translated recipe of Sopa da Pedra de Almeirim for your reference. There are also variations of the recipe from other regions in Portugal which include cabbage, carrots and pasta, but I like this one the best.
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