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This Portuguese octopus with beans recipe (receita de feijoada de polvo) is a bit different but very delicious.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Octopus with Beans Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Octopus with Beans Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Tue, Apr 21, 2020
4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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1 cooked octopus2 cups of water (from cooking the octopus)1/4 cup of olive oil1 onion, chopped4 cloves of garlic, chopped1 bay leaf2 carrots, sliced3/4 lb of chopped and peeled tomatoes2 tablespoons of tomato paste1/4 of ​a chouriço sausage, sliced1 and 3/4 cups of cooked white beansSalt and black pepper (to taste)Chopped coriander or parsley to sprinkle (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Heat a pan with the olive oil, add the onion and let it fry a little.
  2. Add the bay leaf and garlic, let it cook a little and add the tomato paste and the chopped tomato.
  3. Add the ​carrots and the octopus cooking broth and let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
  4. Add the beans, chouriço ​​and octopus cut into pieces.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. If necessary add more broth.
  6. Cook over a medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve sprinkled with chopped coriander or parsley (to taste).
Recipe & Photo Credit: cincoquartosdelaranja.com
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