Brazilian Beef Stew (Feijoada)

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by Ingrid Nicolich-Obr

This dish is made in the slow cooker. I found this recipe in Cuisine at Home Feb 2011, thought of my friend, Marcia, and had to make it. It was delicious - looking forward to making it again.

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  1. Brown meat in oil in batches in a large skillet over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes per batch. Transfer meat to a paper-towel lined plate.
  2. Brown kielbasa in same skillet, 3 minutes per batch. Transfer to a paper-towel lined plate.
  3. Deglaze skillet with orange juice, scraping up brown bits on bottom of pan; set aside.
  4. Combine onions, tomatoes, beans, garlic, and chili powder in a 4 to 6 quart slow cooker. Stir in browned meats and deglazing liquid. Cover slow cooker; cook on high setting until steak is fork tender, 4 hours.
  5. Add vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Garnish each serving of stew with jalapeno slices, orange wedges and zest.

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