Feijoada-Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Feijoada-Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Ham Bone

1 cup Dried Black Beans (soak overnight)
1 cup Dried Red Beans (soak overnight)
¼ cup oil
1 onion
4 ribs celery
1 green bell pepper
2 cloves garlic
1 Tomato
1 Tablespoon oregano
2 Bay leaves
2 teaspoons chili powder
4 cups stock

  1. Boil the ham bone in a large pot, 1-2 hours.
  2. Pour the broth into a measuring cup, set aside.
  3. In a large pot, heat oil.
  4. Add onion, celery, green pepper, sauté 5 minutes.
  5. Add garlic and seasonings, cook 3 minutes.
  6. Chop tomato, stir into soup.
  7. Add the beans, and the stock.
  8. Leave on medium boil for 1- 2 hours.

Add more stock ( or chicken stock or water ) as needed.

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