Brazilian Vegetable Feijoada

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.9
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 12.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.8 g
  • Protein: 11.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 tbsp olive oil
    .25 red pepper flakes
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1 tsp groung thyme
    2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
    1 large leek (white part only) cut into .5 inch slices
    1 red bell pepper, cut into length wise .5 inch pieces
    1 yellow bell pepper, cut into lengt wise .5 inch slices
    1 medium yellow onion, sliced into .5 inch cresents
    1 tbsp dark rum
    2 tbsp fresh lime juice
    1 large tomato, cut lengthwise into .5 slices
    nonstick cooking spray
    two 15.5 ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    chopped cilantro to taste
    cooked rice or other grain (optional)


serves 6
In a large pot oer medium heat, heat oil. Add pepper flakes, cumin, and thyme, and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 20 seconds. Add sweet potatoes and sook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add leek and cook for 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Stir in peppers and onions and cook for 5 minutes. Add rum and lime juice. Cook until sweet potatoes are tender, about 5 minutes more. Stir in tomatoes.

Spray a small sauce pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add beans and cook until hot, about 3 minutes. (Add water a little at a time to prevent sticking.) Tonserve, pour beans in a casserol serving bowl,or platter and pour sweet potato mix on top of beans. Garnish with cilantro.

If serving over rice or other grain, form a ring around serving platter with rice or grain , pour beans into center of platter, and top with sweet potaot mixture. Garnish with cilantro.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AER1977.

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  • Although I don't think this should be called Brazilian feijoada since the necessary ingredients are missing, it still looks like a tasty dish, worth trying! - 4/21/08

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