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.

Feijoada

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Feijoada Recipe type: Main   Feijoada is a Brazilian bean stew recipe. Ingredients ½kg black beans – cook and separate 1 large onion 4-5 cloves of garlic 200g bacon All following ingredients (except the ‘paio’) are salted. They have to be washed several times, and boiled twice (just put in cold water and bring to boil; … Continue reading

Chicken Mole

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5.0 from 1 reviews Chicken Mole Recipe type: Main   Chicken Mole is a Brazilian adaptation of the Mexican sauce. Ingredients 4lbs of chicken pieces 10 ancho chillies 5 mulatto chillies 3 cloves 3 tortillas 2lbs dried black chilies 2oz pinups 2oz raisins 4oz sesame seeds 1oz toasted bread ½oz cinnamon ¼oz black pepper 2oz bar … Continue reading

Canja com Arroz

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Canja com Arroz Recipe type: Soup   Canja com Arroz is a Brazilian Food Recipe for chicken rice soup with homemade broth. Ingredients Broth 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces 2 celery stalks with leaves, cut in 4 pieces each 1 carrot, peeled and quartered 1 onion, peeled and quartered stem from 1 sprig … Continue reading

Pão de Mel

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Pão de Mel Recipe type: Dessert   Pão de Mel is a Brazilian honey bread dessert. Ingredients 3 cups flour 1 cup sugar 3 tbsp chocolate powder 1 cup honey 1 teaspoon ground clove 1 tbsp margarine 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon baking powder 500g chocolate Instructions Mix first 8 ingredients and bake in a greased … Continue reading

Couve a Mineira

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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