Best Portuguese Stew Recipe

Recipe Category: Portuguese

Best Portuguese Stew Recipe


  • 2 lbs. stew meat
  • 2 or 3 potatoes, peeled, diced lg.
  • 2 or 3 carrots, cut up
  • 2 onions, quartered
  • 4 c. boiling water
  • 1 ring Portuguese sausage, cut up in 1-inch pieces*
  • 1 can tomato sauce


  1. *Italian sausage can be used to replace Portuguese sausage
  2. Dredge meat in flour and brown in cooking oil on all sides
  3. Add boiled water and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours
  4. Add potatoes, carrots, onions, and sausage
  5. Continue to simmer until all ingredients are cooked
  6. Add a little salt and tomato sauce
  7. Simmer for about 20 minutes longer
  8. Serves 4 to 6
  9. Serve with salad and hot bread
  10. Can be put in crock pot for easy all-day cooking for us working women

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