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Learn how to make this delicious Portuguese style beef and yam stew (carne guisada com inhames).
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
50 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Style Beef and Yam Stew Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Style Beef and Yam Stew Recipe

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Posted in: Beef Recipes
Tue, May 17, 2016
4 out of 5 with 24 ratings
Views: 31352


4 tablespoons of olive oil4 garlic cloves, minced1 onion, chopped1 tablespoon of paprika1 lbs. of beef, cut into cubes1 tablespoon of vinegar2 cups of vegetable broth6 yams, deskinned and cut in half1.5 tablespoons of watercress, choppedSalt and pepper (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. In a saucepan, add the olive oil, garlic, onion, paprika, beef and sauté them, stirring well.
  2. Once the beef has browned a bit add the vinegar, vegetable broth, and yams. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  3. Close the pan and place over high heat. When it starts boiling, turn the heat to medium and let it cook for about 20-25 minutes until the beef and yams are both tender.
  4. Once they are done, remove from the heat and let it cool for about 5 minutes. Pour into a platter, cover with the chopped watercress, and serve while hot.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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Frederick Souza
Frederick Souza - 3 Weeks ago
Should one assume that these are truly yams and not what we in the US call yams which are really sweet potatoes? I would think a great substitute would be plain old potatoes.

Hi Frederick, no it should be real yams but you can just use good ol plain potatoes.
3 Weeks ago (+0) (-0)

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