Brazilian Feijoada with Mango (Black Bean Stew)

Brazilian Feijoada with Mango (Black Bean Stew)


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About this recipe: Feijoada is a national dish of Brazil and consists of black beans and different meats. This recipe adds mango and sweet potatoes to give some sweetness. The meat can be omitted without compromising the dish. Serve hot with crusty bread and a nice spinach salad.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 125g chorizo sausage, chopped
  • 155g cooked ham, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 2 x 400g cans cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 small hot green chilli, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 x 400g cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 mango - peeled, stone removed and diced
  • half a bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • salt to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the chorizo and ham for 5 minutes. Add the onion and cook until tender. Add garlic and cook until soft then mix in the sweet potatoes, capsicum, tomatoes, chilli and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  2. Add the beans and cook uncovered until heated through. Stir in the mango and coriander, and season with salt.

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