Kaldereta-Recipe

Mostly Filipino’s love this dishes is the Caldereta. This is a popular dish served during special occasions.

Ingredients:

1. 2 lbs. beef, cubed

2. 3 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped

3. 1 onion, finely chopped

4. 4 cups water

5. 1 cup red bell pepper, cut into strips

6. 1 cup tomato sauce

7. 1/2 cup liver spread or liver paste (processed using blender)

8. 1 tsp. crushed chili

9. 3 large bay leaves

10. 2 cups potatoes, sliced

12. 2 cups carrots, sliced

13. 1 cup cooking oil

14. 2/3 cup green olives

15. Salt and Pepper to taste

Procedure:

1. Heat the cooking oil in the pan and fry the carrots and potatoes until color turns light brown

2. Remove the fried carrots and potatoes from the pan and set aside

3. In the same pan where the vegetables were fried, sauté the garlic and onions

4. Add the beef and simmer for 5 minutes

5. Add water and let the beef boil until tender (about 30 mins if using pressure cooker or 1 to 2 hours if using an ordinary pot)

6. Add the tomato sauce and liver spread and simmer for 10 minutes

7. Add green olives, carrots, bay leaves, bell pepper,crushed chili,and potatoes and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes

8. Add salt and pepper to taste.

9. Serve hot with Rice..Enjoy!!!