Brazilian Feijoada Slow Cooker

Brazilian Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian mealtime dish that will add flavor, excitement, and energy to your dining table.

Brazilian Feijoada Slow Cooker (1)

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Brazilian Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian dish made with a perfect combination of meat and black turtle beans. Both ingredients are rich in nutrients, taste, and energy. It is one of the best crockpot beef recipes that will add flavor, excitement, and energy to your dining table.

Making the dish up to mark requires precision and a lot of effort. From history, it is known as a leisured family meal dish that takes almost 2 days to prepare. Right now, in a slow cooker, you can make it in a single day; however, to enjoy it, wait till the weekend or the holiday season. So, make this crockpot potluck dish for a get-together or party.

Ingredients For Brazilian Feijoada:

  • 1 ½ cups beef broth
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 lb beef short ribs
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 3 cans black beans (soaked overnight)
  • To taste pepper (freshly grounded)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice (freshly Squeezed)
  • To taste salt

How to Make Crockpot Feijoada?

  1. Add a little oil to a skillet and brown the ribs on all sides. Once these are done nicely, remove them from the skillet and set them aside.
  2. Now add chopped onion and garlic to the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes or until translucent on medium heat.
  3. Once these are brown, add tomatoes to the skillet and cook until the mixture is soft and combined.
  4. Transfer the mixture to the slow cooker bowl.
  5. Add ribs to the cooker, beans, and 1 ½ cups of beef broth and cumin.
  6. Adjust the settings to low and cook it for about 6 to 8 hours. Cook it until the ribs are tender and easily pull apart.
  7. Taste the seasoning and add pepper or salt as per requirement.
  8. Add lime juice to your flavor and serve with Brazilian-style rice or orange wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Be precise with the prep steps so you will get everything right.
  • The leftover dish can be used as a total wrap filling or topped on nachos for the upcoming snack.

FAQs

How do you eat Feijoada Brazilian?

Feijoada Brazilian can be eaten in combination with rice and even nachos. The stew has a perfect thickness, so you can have it in a semi-fluid form and combine it with any side of your choice. 

What is the main ingredient in feijoada?

Black beans are the main ingredient in feijoada which makes it different. Coming to the meat, you can opt for other variations of mutton or chicken as per preference. However, the beans remain the same. 

Why do people in Brazil eat feijoada?

It is a traditional Brazilian dish explicitly made for family gatherings and free days when friends or family can enjoy it. 

What does feijoada mean?

Feijoada is a Brazilian stew made of black beans and meat. It is signature to be a slow cooker with a perfect consistency of beef and beans in every bite. 

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Brazilian Feijoada Slow Cooker (1)

Brazilian Feijoada Slow Cooker

Adalynn Ward
Brazilian Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian dish with a perfect combination of meat and black turtle beans. It is a perfect mealtime dish that will add flavor, excitement, and energy to your dining table.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 25 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 5 persons

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups beef broth
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 lb beef short ribs
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 3 cans black beans (soacked over night)
  • To taste pepper (freshly grounded)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice (freshly Squeezed)
  • To taste salt

How to Make?

  • Add a little oil to a skillet and brown the ribs on all sides. Once these are done nicely, remove them from the skillet and set them aside.
  • Now add chopped onion and garlic to the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes or unit translucent on medium heat.
  • Once these are brown, add tomatoes to the skillet and cook until the mixture is soft and combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to the slow cooker bowl.
  • Add ribs to the cooker, beans, and one and ½ cup of beef broth and cumin.
  • Adjust settings to low and cook it for about 6 to 8 hours. Cook it until the ribs are tender and easily pull apart.
  • Taste the seasoning and add pepper or salt as per requirement.
  • Add lime juice to your flavor and serve with Brazilian-style rice or orange wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Be precise with the prep steps so you will get everything right.
  • The leftover dish can be used as a total wrap filling or topped on nachos for the upcoming snack.

Nutrition

Calories: 660kcal
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