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.

Dulce de Leche

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Dulce de Leche Recipe type: Dessert   Dulce de Leche is a Brazilian Food Recipe for sweet milk pudding. Ingredients 4 eggs 1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk ½ c. whole milk ⅓ c. sugar Instructions With a hand mixer or in a blender, beat eggs. Add condensed and whole milk and blend well. Set custard … 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

Bolo Bêbado

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Bolo Bêbado Recipe type: Dessert   Bolo Bebado is also known as “drunken cake” in Brazilian recipes and is a moist sponge cake. Ingredients 6 eggs 6 tbsp sugar 6 tbsp breadcrumbs 1 tbsp flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 cup water 2 cups sugar 1 cup pinga/rum Instructions In a blender, mix first 5 ingredients. … Continue reading

Galinhada

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Galinhada Recipe type: Main   Galinhada is a Brazilian rice and chicken recipe. Ingredients 3 cups of rice 1 4lb chicken 2 tomatoes 3 garlic cloves 8 red peppers ¼ cup corn oil 6 cups of water 2 yellow onions 1 bunch green onions Instructions Cut the chicken in small pieces then season it with salt, … Continue reading

Vatapa de Galinha

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Vatapa de Galinha Recipe type: Entree   Vatapa de Galinha is a Brazilian food recipe with chicken in a creamy nut sauce. Ingredients 4 chicken pieces (quarters or legs) 3 cloves garlic, minced juice of two limes 1 tsp salt 1 cup chicken stock or water 1 #version# … Continue reading