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Samba Sensation Feijoada


About the Dish:

Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian dish that is often considered the national dish of Brazil. It is a hearty stew made with black beans, pork, and various cuts of meat, such as sausages, ribs, and bacon. The dish is typically flavored with onions, garlic, bay leaves, and spices, and is served with rice, collard greens, and orange slices. Feijoada is a flavorful and filling dish that is enjoyed by many Brazilians and visitors to the country.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 900mg
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugars 5g
Protein 30g


Ingredient Quantity
Black beans 2 cups
Pork ribs 1 lb
Sausages 8 links
Bacon 4 slices
Onion 1 large, chopped
Garlic 4 cloves, minced
Bay leaves 2
Salt 1 tsp
Ground black pepper 1/2 tsp
Orange slices For serving
Rice For serving
Collard greens For serving

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Rinse the black beans and soak them in water overnight. Drain before cooking.
  • Step 2: In a large pot, cook the pork ribs, sausages, and bacon over medium heat until browned.
  • Step 3: Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the pot and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  • Step 4: Add the soaked black beans, bay leaves, salt, and ground black pepper to the pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil.
  • Step 5: Reduce the heat to low and simmer the feijoada for 2-3 hours, or until the beans are tender and the flavors have melded together.
  • Step 6: Serve the feijoada with rice, collard greens, and orange slices on the side. Enjoy!

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