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Monchupa - Cachupa Recipe

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3 cups samp
1 cup large dry lima beans
1 cup kidney beans
2 lbs beef short ribs or pork spareribs.
1 lb. linguica cut into 1/3 in pieces
2 onions, diced
2 (10 oz.) pkg. kale
1 stick margarine
1 tablespoon paprika
1 bay leaf
salt to taste
1 tablespoon oil

Wash same and beans, separately. Place samp in a 12 quart pot half filled with water. Add bay leaf and cook for 1 hour. Add beans, kale linguica, ribs and salt.

Saute onions in oil. Add paprika and black pepper to onions. Add onion mixture to pot and add enough water to cover vegetables.

Bring water to a boil, lower head and allow pot to simmer for at least 4 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Monchupa/Cachupa is as different as the origin island. Whatever is available in so far as ingredients and/or funds, is what dictates the recipe variations. But all varieties are basically similar and the aroma spells CACHUPA




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