Brazilian Vegetable Feijoada

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 40mins




  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil.
  • Add pepper flakes, cumin, and thyme, and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
  • Add sweet potatoes and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add leek and cook for 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in peppers and onion and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add rum and lime juice.
  • Cook until sweet potatoes are tender, about 5 minutes more.
  • Stir in tomato.
  • Spray a small saucepan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add beans and cook until hot, about 3 minutes. (Add water a little at a time to prevent sticking.)
  • To serve, pour beans in a casserole, serving bowl, or platter, and pour sweet potato mixture 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 potato mixture.
  • Per Serving: 305 Calories; 10g Protein; 5g Fat; 54g Carbohydrates; 0 Cholesterol; 22mg Sodium; 12g Fiber.