Portuguese Hot Pot (Cozido à Portuguesa)

Artur and Isabel Villares - National pastor and wife from Portugal
This is a delicious, traditional, and healthy Portuguese meal for the whole family. Every region of Portugal has it with small differences. We eat it mainly in cold months.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Portuguese
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb beef
  • 1/2 lb pork spareribs
  • 1/2 lb pig's forefoot
  • 1/2 lb pig ear
  • 1/2 chicken
  • 1/2 lb bacon (toucinho)
  • 1 chourico sausage
  • 1 black pudding (morcela)
  • 1 flour sausage (farinheira)
  • 6 medium sized potatoes
  • 3 turnips
  • 1 Portuguese cabbage
  • 3 carrots
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • Boil everything together in water in a large stockpot on the stove for about 1 ½ hours.
  • To serve, arrange all the ingredients on a large platter.