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Slow Cooker Brazilian Style Beef and Black Beans

Super easy slow cooker meal. Hearty and delicious.

Course: Main Course, main dish
Cuisine: Brazil, Brazilian, south american
Keyword: beans, beef, black beans, brown rice, crockpot, orange juice, oranges, slow cooker
Author: HelenFern
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound beef round tips, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 11 oz linguica sausage, sliced
  • 1 cup cooked pork cut into cubes (great for leftovers)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 14-oz can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 3 to 4 cloves minced garlic (about 1 Tablespoons
  • 3 14-oz cans black beans 2 of them drained
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 3/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • thinly sliced or chopped red hot peppers
  • thin sliced oranges
  • chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat the 1 Tablespoon of olive oil in a heavy skillet and use it to brown the beef.

  2. Add all the ingredients except one can of the beans and the garnishes into a slow cooker (crockpot) saving out 1/4 cup of the orange juice.

  3. Cook on low for about 6 hours.

  4. Puree one can of un-drained beans in a blender

  5. Turn the heat to high, stir in the pureed beans and an additional 1/4 cup orange juice. Cook for another 15 to 20 minutes.

  6. Serve hot over long grain rice and garnish with orange slices, chopped parley and minced hot red pepper. 

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