About the Dish:
Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian dish that is often considered the national dish of Brazil. It is a hearty and flavorful black bean stew that is typically made with a variety of meats, such as pork, beef, and sausage. The dish originated from the African slaves in Brazil and has since become a beloved part of Brazilian cuisine.
|Black beans||1 pound|
|Pork shoulder||1 pound|
|Smoked sausage||1 pound|
- Step 1: Rinse the black beans and soak them in water overnight. Drain the beans.
- Step 2: In a large pot, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon and set aside.
- Step 3: In the same pot, brown the pork shoulder and smoked sausage. Remove and set aside.
- Step 4: In the same pot, sauté the onion and garlic until softened.
- Step 5: Return the meats to the pot. Add the black beans, bay leaves, and enough water to cover everything.
- Step 6: Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours, or until the beans and meats are tender.
- Step 7: Remove the bay leaves and discard.
- Step 8: Squeeze the juice from the orange and add it to the pot. Stir well.
- Step 9: Season with salt to taste.
- Step 10: Serve the feijoada hot with white rice, collard greens, and orange slices.