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Here's my version of the popular Brazilian feijoada bean stew! Smooth black beans, pork sausage and minced meat... What a treat!

Feijoada, a Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Here's my version of the popular Brazilian feijoada bean stew!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Brazilian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories per serving 562 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 fresh chorizo sausages
  • 4- Inch dried chorizo sausage (10 cm)
  • 4- inch bologna sausage (10 cm), or kielbasa
  • 10,5 oz dry black beans (300 g)
  • 3 cups water (720 ml)
  • 1 small onion peeled
  • 3 large garlic cloves peeled
  • 5,5 oz ground pork (155 g)
  • 2 medium fresh tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Soak the beans in hot water until needed. Add the onion and garlic to the bowl of the Cook Processor fitted with the MultiBlade.
  2. Here's my version of the popular Brazilian feijoada bean stew! Smooth black beans, pork sausage and minced meat... What a treat!
  3. Close the bowl and press Pulse for 5 seconds. Then remove the MultiBlade and add the StirAssist to the bowl. Then add the bay leaves, the tomato paste, chopped tomato, beef bouillon cube, fresh chorizo sausages and water. Chop the dried chorizo and kielbasa sausage up (peel if necessary) and add them to the bowl as well. Season with a good dash of pepper.
  4. Here's my version of the popular Brazilian feijoada bean stew! Smooth black beans, pork sausage and minced meat... What a treat!
  5. Close the lid and select STEW P5. Press Start to activate Step 1. After that add the soaked black beans to the bowl. Keep the black soaking liquid for later in this recipe.
  6. Here's my version of the popular Brazilian feijoada bean stew! Smooth black beans, pork sausage and minced meat... What a treat!
  7. Close the bowl again. Adjust the cooking time to 1 hour (instead of 25 minutes). Then press Start to activate Step 2. Let the beans and pork meat stew. Once the program is done, press cancel to exit the keep warm mode. Then let the bean stew cool fully. Place it in the fridge if you are making it a day in advance. Once the stew is cold (or the day after) select STEW P1 and adjust the cooking time to 1 hour (instead of 7 minutes). In the end the black beans should be very soft. Check the seasoning and add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary.
  8. Serve the feijoada over steamed or boiled rice.
  9. Here's my version of the popular Brazilian feijoada bean stew! Smooth black beans, pork sausage and minced meat... What a treat!