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Filipino Beef Kaldereta Recipe

This is a recipe for Filipino Beef Kaldereta. It is a type of beef stew that is eaten with white rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5
Author: Chef Speedy


  • 2 lbs. beef chuck sliced into cubes
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 1 large potato cubed
  • 1 large carrot cubed
  • 1 cup pitted green olives
  • 1 medium red bell pepper sliced
  • 1/4 cup liver pate or liver spread
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot. Sauté garlic and onion
  • Add the beef. Cook until light brown.
  • Pour-in brandy. Stir.
  • Add the liver pate or liver spread. Stir and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour-in the tomato sauce; stir and add the beef broth. Cover and cook in low heat for 45 to 60 minutes or until the beef gets tender. Add water if needed.
  • Add the olives and carrots. Cook for 4 minutes.
  • Add the potato and bell pepper. Stir and cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle some salt and pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Enjoy with rice!


Serving: 5g