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This Azores style beef stew recipe (receita de carne guisada Acoriana) is from the Island of Pico.
Preparation time:
2 h 10 min
Cooking Time:
45 min
Ready In:
2 h 55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Azores Beef Stew Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Azores Beef Stew Recipe

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Posted in: Soup Recipes
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
5 out of 5 with 80 ratings
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2 lbs chuck beef, cut into bite-size cubes6 garlic cloves, chopped1 tablespoon paprikaSalt and pepper to taste1/2 pound potatoes2 Tablespoon olive oil2 onions, chopped4 garlic cloves1 tablespoon tomato paste1 cup white wine1 bay leaf1 teaspoon cumin1 cinnamon stick * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Toss the meat, garlic, paprika, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl, combine well and let rest in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
  2. Sauté the onions and other garlic cloves in a pan on medium heat with the rest of the olive oil until browned. Add the tomato paste and cook another minute or so, then add the wine, stir it well.
  3. Let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Add the meat and potatoes to the pressure cooker.
  5. Pour the sauce on top of the meat and potatoes, add the bay leaf, cumin, and cinnamon stick. Stir it all together well.
  6. Close up the pressure cooker and cook on high heat for 30 minutes.
  7. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Serve while hot.
Recipe Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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Nicole - 2 Months ago
Can we use a Dutch oven instead of a pressure cooker? thank you ☺️

Hi Nicole, yes you can, but it will take much longer.
2 Months ago (+1) (-0)

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