Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Soup Recipes

Azores Beef Stew (Carne Guisada)

This Azores style beef stew recipe (receita de carne guisada Acoriana) is from the Island of Pico.
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Azores Beef Stew (Carne Guisada)

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In2 h 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

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 stickCarrots, chopped (optional)2 cups of beef broth
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 stickCarrots, chopped (optional)2 cups of beef broth
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Preparation

  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.
  3. Add the tomato paste and cook another minute or so, then add the wine, stir it well.
  4. Let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Add the meat, potatoes and carrots to the pressure cooker.
  6. Add the onion, garlic, tomato and wine mixture on top, pour in the broth, add the bay leaf, cumin, and cinnamon stick and stir it all together.
  7. Close up the pressure cooker and cook on high heat for 30 minutes.
  8. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Serve while hot.
Recipe Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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Maria
Maria
Hi Eddie, if you don't have a pressure cooker, is there another way to make this receipe?
1 year ago, Thursday, September 15, 2022
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Eddy
Yes, you can make it in a regular pan or in a slow cooker.
1 year ago, Thursday, September 15, 2022
Carlos
Carlos
Not enough liquid for pressure cooker Food got stuck and burnt
2 years ago, Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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Eddy

Sorry to hear that Carlos, I will update the recipe.

2 years ago, Wednesday, May 4, 2022
terry
terry
Could you do the whole process and let it cook in a crockpot?
2 years ago, Sunday, May 1, 2022
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Eddy

Yes, but sear the beef before hand then cook it in the crockpot with everything for 7 to 8 hours on low.

2 years ago, Sunday, May 1, 2022
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