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Feijoada (Black Bean Stew)

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 14

Ingredients

1/2
lb bacon, chopped
2
lb boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
lb boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
5
links smoked pork sausage (12 oz), cut into slices
2
cups finely chopped white onions
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
4
cans (15 oz each) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted tomatoes, undrained
3
to 4 cups Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
dried bay leaves
Cooked white rice, if desired
Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
920mg
39%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
2g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

If you have a Latin market nearby, buy dried meat. In Brazil, they also use it.

Enjoy our version of Feijoada—a hearty Black Bean Stew directly from Brazil. It's the national dish!

Have extra ham? Stir it in!

Directions

  • 1 In 6-quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside.
  • 2 Wipe excess drippings from Dutch oven. Add pork; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove pork; set aside. Drain any liquid from Dutch oven. Add beef; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until edges change color. Remove beef; set aside.
  • 3 In same Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in onions and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 4 Return bacon, pork, beef and sausage to Dutch oven. Stir in beans, tomatoes, broth, pepper flakes and bay leaves. Heat to boiling. Cover; simmer about 1 hour or until meats are tender.
  • 5 Remove bay leaves. Serve stew with rice; garnish with parsley.

Enjoy our version of Feijoada—a hearty Black Bean Stew directly from Brazil. It's the national dish!

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Enjoy our version of Feijoada—a hearty Black Bean Stew directly from Brazil. It's the national dish!