Kaldereta / Caldereta

Kaldereta / Caldereta Recipe

2 lbs beef, cubed
3 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
4 cups water
1 cup red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup liver spread or liver paste (processed using blender)
1 tsp. crushed chili
3 large bay leaves
2 cups potatoes, sliced
2 cups carrots, sliced
1 cup cooking oil
2/3 cup green olives
salt and pepper


Step 1: Heat the cooking oil in the pan and fry the carrots and potatoes until color turns light brown

Step 2: Remove the fried carrots and potatoes from the pan and set aside

Step 3: In the same pan where the vegetables were fried, sauté the garlic and onions

Step 4: Add the beef and simmer for 5 minutes

Step 5: Add water and let the beef boil until tender (about 30 mins if using pressure cooker or 1 to 2 hours if using an ordinary pot)

Step 6: Add the tomato sauce and liver spread and simmer for 10 minutes

Step 7: Add green olives, carrots, bay leaves, bell pepper,crushed chili,and potatoes and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes

Step 8: Add salt and pepper to taste

Step 9: Serve Hot. Enjoy!

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