Feijoada (Pork, beef tongue, and beans – Brazil)

Ingredients:

1 pound black beans
1 small smoked beef tongue
1 pound smoked and salted pork
2 onions
4 tomatoes
1 tablespoon bacon fat
2 small green hot peppers

Instructions:

  1. Soak the beans overnight in unsalted cold water. Soak the meat separately in cold water for 5 to 6 hours to remove the salt.
  2. Chop the onions. Peel, seed and quarter the tomatoes. Brown these ingredients together with the. whole green peppers in lard in a frying pan. Simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Place the beans in a pot. Cover with cold water and cook over a low flame for 45 minutes. Add the contents of the frying pan together with the mean. Cover. Continue cooking for 3 hours. If necessary, correct seasoning at the end.

In Brazil, this nourishing dish is almost always served with small grilled hot sausages.


©️Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., Japan, 1971 Published in the United States and Canada by BOBLEY PUBLISHING, a division of Illustrated World Encyclopedia, Inc. Printed in Japan.

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