Feijão Tropeiro

Raven Higheagle


Feijão tropeiro is a traditional dish from Minas Gerais that originated at the start of the mining boom. Once a practical way for nourishing donkey-mounted food runners, it’s now a classic dish that can be found in restaurant menus in the southeast of Brazil and beyond


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Serves 12
15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1/2 c
vegetable oil
2 medium
white onions, chopped
14 oz
8 clove
garlic minced
2 Tbsp
garlic salt
10 large
36 oz
cooked pinto beans
14 oz
yucca flour
parsley to taste

How to Make Feijão Tropeiro


  • 1Put oil in a pan and fry the onions until transparent.
  • 2Add the bacon and heat until cooked through.
  • 3Add garlic, salt and eggs, mixing carefully to scramble into large chunks.
  • 4Mix in the beans until incorporated.
  • 5Reduce heat and gradually stir in the yucca flour and parsley. Serve warm

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