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Braised Beef (Trinchado)

Trinchado is a traditional South African braised beef dish with strong Portuguese influences in its origin. A slightly thick and very flavorful sauce with a spicy kick is what makes this dish so absolutely delicious. It is a simple and easy dish that utilizes the right style of Portuguese ingredients to derive the flavor of the tender beef. Trinchado is perfect to serve alongside some french fries or between a crispy Portuguese bread roll.
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Beef Skewers (Espetadas)

Espetadas are Portuguese style skewers which most typically use beef, although other meats and vegetables may be used. These beef skewers are a very traditional Portuguese dish, especially in the islands of Madeira. They are seasoned with typical Portuguese ingredients and cooked on open flames for the perfect amount of smokiness and flavor. In my opinion, Espetadas are best when served sandwiched in between some delicious Portuguese style bread buns, also known as Papo Secos.
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Meat Ball Curry (Almôndegas com Molho de Caril)

Meat Ball Curry, known as Almôndegas com Molho de Caril, is a signature Portuguese food which draws aspects in the style of cooking from both Portuguese and Goan cuisine. The tender ground beef combined and cooked with the right amount of Portuguese style spices makes for some savory and delicious meat balls, which is then served in an intensely flavorful curry sauce. This dish is perfect for serving with some rice on the side to properly enjoy the sauce.
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Portuguese Pot Roast (Carne Assada)

Carne Assada, or Portuguese Pot Roast, is the quintessential Portuguese beef dish. It combines wonderful spices and beef with some roasted potatoes into a delicious pot roast. It is an easy way to combine these ingredients into a flavorful dish that is sure to impress.
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Portuguese Beef Croquettes (Croquetes de Carne)

Croquettes are one of the most popular and widely known Portuguese food dishes. They are made with just about any type of meat and are perfect on their own or as a side dish. The most traditional of these croquettes are Croquettes de Carne, or Portuguese beef croquettes. These beef & chourico cakes are shaped as a cylinder and are surrounded with a crunchy golden fried dough shell. They are packed with lots of delicious flavor and great for serving when guests are around.
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Alcatra de Terceira (Portuguese Slow Cooker Pot Roast)

Alcatra de Terceira is a very traditional dish that has been made for centuries on the island of Terceira in the Azores because of its unbelievably rich and unique flavor. Alcatra from this region is a unique variation on a traditional Portuguese slow cooker pot roast and is probably the most widely eaten style simply because of how good it is. This flavor comes from the simple ingredients and correct preparation so try it out and tell us what you think!
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