By Eduardo − On Sunday, August 14, 2016, 6 years ago in Beef Recipes
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Azorean Alcatra Recipe

Azorean Alcatra Recipe
A delicious recipe for a Azorean alcatra, known as Alcatra in the Island of Terceira.

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Ready In8 h 10 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1/2 lb bacon, cut into small pieces1 large onion, diced1/2 stick butter2 bay leaves1 tablespoon whole allspice1/4 teaspoon cinnamon5 whole cloves16 peppercorns4 cloves garlic, minced2 tablespoons tomato paste2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper5 pound chuck roast, or rump roast2 cups red wine2 cups water1 large ceramic pot, if you have one, use a Portuguese ceramic pot called an alguidar de barro (If you don’t have a ceramic pot you can also use a large stock pot)
1/2 lb bacon, cut into small pieces1 large onion, diced1/2 stick butter2 bay leaves1 tablespoon whole allspice1/4 teaspoon cinnamon5 whole cloves16 peppercorns4 cloves garlic, minced2 tablespoons tomato paste2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper5 pound chuck roast, or rump roast2 cups red wine2 cups water1 large ceramic pot, if you have one, use a Portuguese ceramic pot called an alguidar de barro (If you don’t have a ceramic pot you can also use a large stock pot)
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Directions

  1. Grease the inside lining of the pot with the half stick of butter.
  2. In a small bowl cut the rump roast into medium sized cubes and spread the salt and pepper over them evenly.
  3. Place the roast cubes in the greased pot.
  4. Now add the onion, bay leaves, allspice, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, garlic, bacon and tomato paste.
  5. Cover the pot with the wine and water. Mix the ingredients together well.
  6. Cover the pot with foil; and place in the oven for about 4 hours at 200°C or 390°F .
  7. At the 4 hour mark turn the heat down to 150°C or 310°F, flip over the roast and mix the ingredients a bit. Continue to cook another 4 hours.
  8. Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool down for about 10-15 minutes.

Recipe & Photo Credit: Easy Portuguese Recipes


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Tom Hicks
Tom Hicks
I just did this recipe last week, in a crock pot on low for 8 hours. I also added 1tb pimento paste, because to me, the first few times I did it, it was missing something. Went to the local Portuguese bakery and for some papa sacks and......it was great.
3 weeks ago, Sunday, November 13, 2022
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Eduardo
Great to hear Tom.
3 weeks ago, Sunday, November 13, 2022
John ( Joao) Carrico
John ( Joao) Carrico
How long to cook in a slow cooker? Thanks
3 months ago, Sunday, August 14, 2022
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Eduardo
About 8 hours on high John.
3 months ago, Monday, August 15, 2022
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