Brazilian Food Recipes

Brazilian food is rich and diverse, mixing Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, German, African, and Amerindian influences. Brazil’s climate is mostly tropical and the terrain and climate favor the production of coffee, a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and cattle. Because of its diverse heritage, Brazilian recipes are tantalizing and flavored with fiery spices and tropical ingredients. Traditional Brazilian food uses the land’s native ingredients of beans, rice and manioc flour.

Couve a Mineira

Couve a Mineira Recipe type: Side   Couve a Mineira is a Brazilian food recipe of shredded and sautéed greens. Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 strips smoked bacon, sliced fine 1 head green cabbage, shredded salt, pepper to taste Instructions Heat the oil in a large frying … Continue reading

Arroz Brasileiro

Arroz Brasileiro Recipe type: Entree   Arroz Brasileiro is a Brazilian Food Recipe for sauteed rice. Ingredients 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 c. uncooked long-grain white rice, rinsed 1 whole clove 5 c. hot water salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a medium saucepan, heat the oil … Continue reading

Avocado Cream

Avocado Cream Recipe type: Dessert   Avocado Cream is a sweet Brazilian dessert. Ingredients 3 avocados, peeled and pitted 2 tbsp sugar juice of 1 lime ½ cup wine Instructions In a blender, mix avocado, sugar, lime juice and white wine. Chill and serve. 2.2.8 … Continue reading

Bomba

5.0 from 1 reviews Bomba Recipe type: Dessert   Bomba or “bomb” is a Brazilian dessert bread stuffed with cream or chocolate. Ingredients 250ml water pinch of salt 100g margarine 150g flour 4 eggs Instructions In a pan, bring water, salt and margarine to boil. Add flour, and stir constantly with a wooden spoon. When the … Continue reading

Sebiche

Sebiche Recipe type: Entree   Sebiche is a Brazilian form of Ceviche. Ingredients 10 fillet of fish 6 tomatoes 1 onion 10 lemons 1 bunch of cilantro ½tsp of salt Instructions Chop the fillet in to small pieces and wash it in a strainer. Squeeze the lemon in a bowl then mix it with the chopped … Continue reading