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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Soaked bread with garlic and olive oil. Make sure: no meat is added


Mashed black-eyed peas cornbread made with garlic, cabbage and olive oil

Migas de feijão frade

Deep-fried corn flour made with garlic, cabbage/kale/other greens. Make sure: lard is not used

Milho Frito

Garlic bread made with olive oil and salt, served as a side dish. Make sure: no fish/ cheese is served


Firm quince jam made with vanilla, lemon and sugar


Common sweet made from almonds, sugar and water


Cold soup made from tomatoes, green capsicum, parsley onion and garlic. Make sure: cheese is not added on top


Carrot soup made with carrots, pumpkin, sweet potato, onion, ginger

Sopa de Cenoura

Kidney-bean soup with potatoes, pumpkin, turnip, carrots, and leeks. Make sure: cheese is not added on top

Sopa de Feijao

Cooked lupines, commonly served as a snack


Dishes that can be Vegenized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Kale soup with potatoes, chicken broth and sausage. To Veganize: Make sure no chicken broth or sausage is added

Caldo Verde

Bread and egg served with a Paste made of cilantro, garlic and olive oil. To Veganize: ask for no egg


Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Deep fried vegetables, usually made with egg

Peixinhos da horta

Sweet rice porridge made with milk

Arroz doce

Clustered tart made with eggs, milk and butter

Pastel/ Pastéis

A casserole made with potato, olives and eggs

Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá

Onion stew, will contain eggs and butter inside


A sweet made mainly from eggs

Fios de ovos

Pastry/bread made with eggs inside


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