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Beef stew with peppers & beans, "Brazilian inspired" dinner part 2 Print

AlexH!

Ingredients:
(for 8 people)

about 2kg beef in large cubes (I used beef ribs sawn across the bone... I think using the bone gives more flavour!)
3 or 4 onions (roughly chopped)
3 or 4 garlic cloves (chopped fine)
3 large peppers (red/yelloe/green) (chopped in large squares)
about 400g dried beans (soaked over night and then boiled for about 15 minutes) I used a red bean from Sicily, but Kidney neans would also be OK, or Brazilian black beans ...even better!
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 large cup of strong coffee (about 4 or 5 espresso shots)
Chilli: I used a chocolate habanero and some tabasco sauce, but something Brazilian like a Chupetinho would be even better!
50g flour
salt & pepper
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Toss the beef cubes in flour and fry in olive oil until browned.
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Remove them from the pan and then fry the onions and garlic for about 5 mins. Return the beef to the pan and then add the coffee, oregano and a cup or two of water until the beef is almost covered with liquid. Simmer for about an hour.
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Then add the peppers and chilli, and then beans, mix into the stew and put in an oven at about 170°C for about 1.5 to 2 hours.
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Season with salt and pepper (if required!)
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Serve with rice and Farofa if you can find it! (it's manioc meal, with fried bacon, onions, apples and raisins)
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