Brazilian Feijoada-Style Meat & Bean Stew

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 h 15 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb stewing beef 250 g
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL
  • 1 dry cured chorizo sausage,chopped 250 g
  • 1 pkg Mirepoix Mix 250 mL
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can Compliments Balance No Salt Added Diced Tomatoes 796 mL
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 540 mL
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro 60 mL
  • 2 tsp finely grated orange zest 10 mL
  • 1 orange, cut in wedges

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325ºF (160ºC). Season stewing beef all over with salt. Heat oil in an ovenproof Dutch oven set over medium-high heat. Cook beef for 8 to 10 min or until browned all over. Transfer to a plate.

  • Step 2

    Reduce heat to medium. Stir in sausage, mirepoix and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 8 to 10 min or until vegetables have softened. Stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) water and tomatoes. Bring to a simmer. Stir in beef. Bake, covered, stirring occasionally, for 90 min.

  • Step 3

    Stir in beans, continue to cook, covered, for additional 60 to 90 min or until beef is tender. Stir in cilantro. Serve with rice, freshly grated orange zest and orange wedges.

Tip

The chorizo in this recipe is dry cured and does not require cooking. Look for it in the deli department of the store.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe)
  • Calories 540
  • Fat 27 g
  • Saturated Fat 10 g
  • Carbs 36 g
  • Sugar 11 g
  • Protein 40 g
  • Cholesterol 100 mg
  • Fibre 10 g
  • Sodium 1430 mg