Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe


Main Ingredient


 Smoked tongue1
 Cold water8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Dried black beans24 Ounce (2 Packages, 12 Ounces Each)
 Dried beef1⁄2 Pound
 Smoked chorizo/Highly seasoned smoked italian sausages4 (Reserve 1 Chorizo For Sauce)
 Sliced bacon1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces
For sauce
 Orange1 Large, thinly sliced
 Hot cooked rice1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4259 Calories from Fat 900

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g162.5%

Saturated Fat 33 g165.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 681.1 mg

Sodium 9907.5 mg412.8%

Total Carbohydrates 521 g173.6%

Dietary Fiber 108.8 g435.2%

Sugars 38.8 g

Protein 318 g635.2%

Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 154.4%

Calcium 101% Iron 251.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place beef tongue in Dutch oven; add enough water to cover beef.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer until tender, about 3 hours.
Heat water and beans to boiling in Dutch oven or large kettle; boil gently 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer 1 hour.
Remove and mash 2 cups beans and liquid; reserve mashed beans for Sauce.
Plunge beef tongue into cold water.
Cut lengthwise slashes in skin; peel off skin.
Remove any fat and cartilage.
Cut beef tongue into 1/4 inch slices; stir into unmashed beans.
Cut dried beef into bite-size pieces; prick chorizos thoroughly with fork.
Stir dried beef, chorizos and bacon into beans and tongue.
Add just enough water to cover.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Prepare Sauce.
Stir half the Sauce into meat-bean mixture.
Cover and cook until beans are mushy, about 1 hour.
Heat remaining Sauce over low heat.
Arrange beef tongue slices in center of platter; arrange sausages around tongue slices.
Pour Sauce over meats.
Cut orange slices into halves; arrange around meats.
Pour remaining beans into tureen; serve with rice.