Instant Pot Brazilian Tropeiro Recipe2022-12-20
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 45m
- Ready In: 55m
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Saturated Fat2 g
Trans Fat1 g
Unsaturated Fat1 g
Instant pot Brazilian tropeiro recipe. Brazilian tropeiro is the most authentic Brazilian comfort food in your kitchen. Easy, effortless, and unbelievably delicious!
What is the food like in Brazil?
Brazil is a country of contrasts.
Some people in Brazil are rich and some people are poor. Some people in Brazil live in the city while others live in the countryside. The food varies between different regions for these reasons too.
The food varies between different regions for these reasons too.
Brazilian cuisine also varies according to many factors, including ethnicity, geography, climate, and ethnographic history.
There is an abundance of seafood on Brazil’s coastline on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides of the country, where there is a heavy influence from African and indigenous Brazilian cultures respectively.
What are the benefits of a Brazilian tropeiro?
Brazilians have a special breed of horse called a tropeiro. They are bred to be hardy and tough for the rough terrain of Brazil.
A “tropeiro” is a skilled rider in Brazil, who can manage well on all types of terrain and with different types of horse breeds.
What is a Brazilian tropeiro dish?
A Brazilian tropeiro is a dish that can be found in Brazil. It consists of a fried flour dumpling with sausages, beans, and onions inside.
Instant Pot Brazilian Tropeiro Recipe
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- 1 pound (480 g) red beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 bay leaves
- 6 cups (1.5 L) water
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 14 oz (420 g) chorizo sausages, sliced
- 1/2 pound (240 g) sliced bacon
- 1 large yellow onion, peeled and sliced
- 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 cup toasted manioc flour
- salt and freshly ground black eppper, to taste
- chopped parsley and green onions
Pour water into an electric instant pot. Add beans and bay leaves. Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 25 minutes.
Using the natural Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid. Using a colander, drain cooked beans and set them aside.
Switch the cooker to saute mode and heat 3 tablespoons olive oil. Add minced and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden and fragrant, for about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove cooked garlic and set aside. Add sausages and continue cooking until they get crispy and browned, for about 5 minutes.
Remove cooked sausages from the cooker, and transfer them to a large plate. Discard the fat.
Add bacon to the instant pot and cook until golden brown, for about 3 minutes. Stir in onions and continue cooking and stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent, for a further 3 minutes.
Return sausages, garlic, and beans to the pot. Close the cooker and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 1 minute.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid. Season with salt and black pepper, then stir in (a handful at the time) manioc flour, mixing until it is moist and combined.
Remove cooked sausages and bean mixture from the cooker and transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and green onions. Serve hot.