• 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound 5 ounces lean stewing steak, cut into cubes
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 green bell peppers, halved, seeded and thickly sliced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 5 tablespoons brewed coffee
  • salt and pepper


This is a Brazilian recipe. Heat the oil in a pan, add the meat and cook, stirring frequently, until browned all over. Remove the meat with a slotted spatula and keep warm. Add the onions, garlic and bell peppers to the pan and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Sprinkle in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 2-3 minutes, Gradually stir in the wine and coffee and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Return the meat to the pan, season with salt and pepper to taste, cover and cook for 1 hour or until the meat is tender.

Serves 4

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Submitted 5/4/06.
Submitted By: Lionel Mandrake

Beef Stew with Coffee