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Confort food at it's best, this Portuguese baked pork & beans recipe is very easy to prepare and makes a great meal.
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 20 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Baked Pork & Beans Recipe

Portuguese Baked Pork & Beans Recipe

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Posted in: Soups / Stews
Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 13:08
4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
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2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil1/2 green pepper, diced1 onion, diced1 lb of Portuguese cooked chouriço, skin removed, diced1/4 lb of salted pork or bacon, diced4 16 ounce cans of navy beans, rinsed and drained2 cloves of garlic, minced1 small can of tomato sauce2 cups of water1 tablespoon of crushed red pepper1 teaspoon of paprika1 teaspoon of Kosher salt
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
    2. In a Dutch oven or large pot, heat the olive oil then add in the green pepper, onions, garlic, chouriço and bacon/pork. 
    3. Saute over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes until the vegetables start to soften and the chouriço and bacon/pork starts to brown.
    4. Next, add the garlic and saute for another minute, then add the tomato sauce, water, pepper, paprika and salt,  mix well then add the beans.
    5. Bring mixture to a boil on top of the stove then turn off the heat.
    6. Transfer the beans to an oven-safe baking dish and bake for about 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
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