Portuguese Torpedo Meat

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I am of Portuguese descent. One of the ethnic foods for the Portuguese is "chourice or linguica." It is a spicy sausage that if wonderful fried, scrambled with eggs or used in the next recipe! It's hard to find, but can be ordered online @ www.linguica.com or Gaspars.com.


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15 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 lb
    not so lean hamburger
  • 1/2 lb
    portuguese chourico sausage, ground in a food processor
  • 2 large
    green peppers, chopped
  • 2 large
    onions, chopped
  • 1 (8) oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15) oz
    can peeled diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • ·
    salt & pepper

How to Make Portuguese Torpedo Meat


  1. Place all ingredients in pan and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add warm water if necessary to prevent sticking.
  3. Serve on rolls of your choice.

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About Portuguese Torpedo Meat

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes

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