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Filipino Recipes - Beef Caldereta Recipe - Pinoy Food
Date 05-14-2017 | Views  2653


Caldereta is a very filling and rich meat stew which is famous in the Philippines. Traditional cooking uses goat meat in a thick tomato base. But there are different versions in cooking caldereta like this beef caldereta recipe. Every Filipino family has their own special twist to the recipe and the secrets are mostly passed from generation to generation. Try experimenting by using different vegetables for the ingredients. This delicious beef recipe is usually prepared during fiestas, birthdays and other special occasions.


  • Carrots - 1 piece, medium, cut into cubes and fried
  • Potatoes - 2 pieces, medium, cut into cubes and fried
  • Pepper and salt - to taste
  • Cheddar cheese - ¼ cup, grated
  • Liver spread - 1 can (85g)
  • Tomato sauce - 1 pack (250ml)
  • Pickle relish - 1 tbsp
  • Onion - ¼ cup, chopped
  • Garlic - 2 tbsp, minced
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Maggi Magic Sarap - 2 packs (8g)
  • Onion - 2 small pieces, sliced
  • Beef ribs - 1 kg
  • Pineapple juice - 2 cups, unsweetened

Cooking Procedure:

  • Combine onions, pineapple juice, Maggi Magic Sarap and beef in a medium-sized pan. Bring to a brisk boil. Lower the heat. Simmer the beef for approximately 2 hours until it becomes tender. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a separate pan. Sauté onions and garlic for about 1 minute. Add the beef and its broth. Bring to a slow boil.
  • Add cheddar cheese, liver spread, tomato sauce and pickle relish. Allow the mixture to simmer until the sauce thickens slightly. Season with pepper and salt.
  • Add the carrots and potatoes. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.

Jasmine is a native Filipino with a passion for cooking and gardening. Her love of Pinoy food [] has lead her to create a website to share her favorite Filipino recipes with the world.

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