Brazilian Feijoada (Vegetarian)
February 24, 2015
"Feijoada is the national dish of Brazil. It's served everywhere in Brazil, from beach-side stands to the finest restaurants. This version captures the spirit of feijoada minus the meat. Chipotle pepper adds a hint of smoky heat."
- Serving Size: 1 (417.4 g)
- Calories 828.1
- Total Fat - 5.3 g
- Saturated Fat - 1.1 g
- Cholesterol - 0 mg
- Sodium - 403.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 155 g
- Dietary Fiber - 30.3 g
- Sugars - 7.3 g
- Protein - 42.9 g
- Calcium - 250.4 mg
- Iron - 12 mg
- Vitamin C - 64.7 mg
- Thiamin - 1.9 mg
Step by Step Method
In a medium saucepan, place the beans in plenty of water and cook for about 1 hour, over medium heat, until tender.
Drain and reserve 2 cups of the cooking liquid.
In a large saucepan, heat the oil.
Add the onion, bell peppers, tomato, garlic, and chipotle peppers and saute for 8 to 10 minutes.
Add the beans, cooking liquid, sweet potatoes, and thyme and cook for 25 to 30 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the parsley and salt and cook for 5 to 10 minutes more.
Spoon the rice into bowls and ladle the feijoada over the top.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.