Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada is the national  dish  of  Brazil,  here easily  made  in the slow  cooker and served with  the usual sides.
Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

By Sue Lau |Palatable  Pastime

Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada is my  recipe of the day  for the blogging event Slow Cooker Week. There have been slow cooker and crock pot recipes all week  long among group bloggers to honor National Slow Cooker Month.

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Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

I am sharing  my recipe for Brazilian feijoada, which  is the national dish. The bean dishes in South America  always seem to me to be a big production. And I just love that.

No worrying  about  what to serve with it.  As it is all  there. The  feijoada  is  accompanied by rice,  healthy greens,  citrus fruit, olives, eggs and farofa, which is a toasted crumb  made from cassava flour. I use a packaged mix. You  should  be  able  to get that at any Latin grocer.

From  there, the only  thing  missing is  some wine. I would suggest  a nice red Argentinean Malbec. (I  know  some of  my friends and followers are oenophiles and dig having a glass with  supper). And who can  argue with  that?

Well maybe kids, but they should stick  to red Kool-aid instead.

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Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

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Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

Sue Lau
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Brazilian, South American
Servings 8

Equipment

  • 1 Slow Cooker or Crockpot

Ingredients
  

Feijoada bean stew:

  • 14 ounces fresh Linguica sausage (sliced)
  • 10 ounces smoked slab bacon (cubed)
  • 10 ounces Spanish cured chorizo (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup garlic cloves
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound dried black beans
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 6 cups beef broth

Farofa (toasted manioc flour):

  • 250 gram package farofa pronta
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 Roma tomato (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

Serving accompaniments:

  • hard cooked eggs
  • fresh oranges (peeled and sliced)
  • cooked rice
  • cooked collard greens (or any other greens type)
  • green olives

Instructions
 

  • Brown meats with onion and garlic in olive oil.
  • Place ingredients in slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for ten hours.
  • To prepare farofa, saute the onion and garlic in the butter, then add remaining ingredients and stir for a few minutes until hot.
  • Serve bean stew with farofa, sliced hard cooked egg, rice, collard greens, orange slices, and green olives.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword crockpot recipes, National dish of Brazil

 

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