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Serve this delicious Portuguese style trinchado as a starter with some bread, or a main course with some rice.
Portuguese Style Trinchado Recipe
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Portuguese Style Trinchado Recipe

Portuguese Style Trinchado Recipe

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1 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of olive oil2 lbs of beef, cubed2 large red onions. chopped2 or 3 red chili peppers, chopped4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup of beef broth1 bottle of red wine (about 3 cups) 1 bay leaf 3.5 ounces of pitted black olives 1 sprig of fresh rosemary 1/2 cup of cream (or regular milk)1 teaspoon of lemon rindSalt and pepper to taste
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    1. Heat the butter and oil in a heavy-based pan and brown the beef.
    2. Once brown, remove the beef from the pan and set aside.
    3. Over low heat, saute the onions and then add the chili peppers and cook for about a minute.
    4. Add the broth and wine, bring to a boil and stir continuously.
    5. Add the bay leaf, olives and the fresh rosemary and add the crushed garlic.
    6. Return the meat to the pan and simmer slowly for about 2 hours.
    7. Add the cream (or milk) and stir through (if you are using milk instead pour slowly and carefully).
    8. Add the fresh lemon rind and if you want extra rosemary.
    9. Season to taste and enjoy.
    Recipe Credit: Lady raven, food24.com
    Photo Credit: crushmag-online.com


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