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(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

When my late husband traveled to Brazil on business in 1989, he brought back many stories of delicious food and also this recipe. Sad to say I've never tried it but I think my son and boyfriend would both love it. So it's a plan! Photo:

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For feijoada

  • 1 box
    black turtle soup beans
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 lg
    green bell pepper, pureed or chopped finely
  • 2 md
    tomatoes, pureed or chopped finely
  • 3 clove
    garlic, chopped finely
  • 1 pkg
    (16 oz.) bacon, chopped
  • 1/3
    smoked sausage, sliced into small pieces
  • 1 lb
    pork chops
  • rice

How To Make feijoada

  • 1
    Soak beans overnight. They will cook faster when combined.
  • 2
    Fry bacon in an extra-large skillet. Puree or chop peppers, tomatoes, onions and garlic and then combine with bacon.
  • 3
    Add beans, sausage and pork chops and cook until tender. Add salt to taste.
  • 4
    Prepare enough rice for six people. To serve, top rice with beans mixture.