Brazilian Feijoada (Vegetarian)

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
2 hrs

Feijoada is the national dish of Brazil. It's served everywhere in Brazil, from beach-side stands to the finest restaurants. This version captures the spirit of feijoada minus the meat. Chipotle pepper adds a hint of smoky heat.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, place the beans in plenty of water and cook for about 1 hour, over medium heat, until tender.
  2. Drain and reserve 2 cups of the cooking liquid.
  3. In a large saucepan, heat the oil.
  4. Add the onion, bell peppers, tomato, garlic, and chipotle peppers and saute for 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Add the beans, cooking liquid, sweet potatoes, and thyme and cook for 25 to 30 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  6. Stir in the parsley and salt and cook for 5 to 10 minutes more.
  7. Spoon the rice into bowls and ladle the feijoada over the top.