OK, so youre watching the Summer Olympics from your couch instead of live in Rio de Janeiro. Time to make the batch of feijoada the Brazilian black-bean stew thats considered the countrys national plate entice the little friends over as well as chuck the summer games observation party. Feijoada (fay-jwah-duh) is the comfort-food tack in Brazil thats traditionally done with beans as well as lots of fatty meats. Our version cuts approach behind on the fat as well as calories, highlights the healthiest attributes of the plate (fiber- as well as protein-filled legumes as well as savoury vegetables as well as herbs) as well as has just enough beef to lend the plate its signature hazed flavor.Lightened-Up FeijoadaServes 121 bruise dusty black beans12 ounces chorizo sausage, sliced2 ounces bacon, chopped1 white onion, finely chopped2 cloves chopped garlic3 brook leaves5 cups waterKosher saltCooked rice as well as orange slices for servingSoak beans in cold water overnight; drain, wash as well as set aside. Heat the large soup pot or Dutch oven over middle heat. Add chorizo as well as bacon, as well as brown for 5 to 7 minutes. Add onion, garlic as well as brook leaves, as well as prepare for an additional 10 mins until onions have been tender. Add beans as well as water; move to the prepare as well as prepare with the lid covered median for about 2 1/2 hours, until beans have been proposal as well as many of the water is absorbed. Once cooked, add 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt as well as taste for additional seasoning. Serve with rice as well as orange slices.Per serving (1/2 cup):Calories 206; Fat 7 g (Saturated 3 g); Cholesterol 20 mg; Sodium 289 mg; Carbohydrate twenty-three g; Fiber 6 g; Sugars 1 g; Protein 13 gDana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is the registered dietitian, approved jaunty trainer as well as owner ofDana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary as well as sports nutrition.


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