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Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean & Meat Stew

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time6 hrsTotal Time6 hrs 20 mins

Feijoada is a very popular stew of beans with beef and pork. The stew has lots of variations in several different countries but Brazilians make it superb with spicy & smokey sausages and always lovely black beans!

Feijoada - Brazilian Black Bean & Meat Stew Recipe

 500 g Pork pork leg, cut into chunks
 500 g beef brisket, cut into chunks
 2 onions, sliced
 3 cloves garlic, crushed
 3 tbsp Avocado Cooking Oil
 100 g free range streaky bacon, sliced
 3 chorizo sausages, sliced
 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
 1 orange, juice and zest
 2 bay leaves
 1 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
 1 Can chopped tomatoes 400gm
 1 ½ cups beef stock
 1 Can black beans, drained [400gm]
 A handful of coriander
To serve
 2 mini capsicums, sliced
 1 orange, cut into quarters
 coriander leaves
 Cooked white rice
1

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, brown the pork and beef all over and transfer to the slow cooker pot.

2

In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic until translucent. Place in the slow cooker pot over meat.

3

Add bacon, chorizo, chilli, orange juice and zest, vinegar, tomatoes, bay leaves and stock into the slow cooker. Cook on high for 3–4 hours or low for 4–5 hours.

4

Mix black beans in the pot and season to taste. Cook for a further 30 minutes–1 hour.

5

Serve over steamed white rice garnished with coriander. Squeeze orange over the top just before eating.

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