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beef caldereta

Beef Caldereta

FiliVino
However you spell it - Beef Caldereta or Kaldereta, this Filipino Beef Stew is one of the ultimate comfort foods. And it's so easy to make and customize.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 people
Calories 1605 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Sheet pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb Stew Beef cubed
  • ½ Carrot diced
  • ½ Onion quartered
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • ½ Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic diced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 16 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 lb Potatoes
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • 16 oz Beef Stock

Optional Add-Ins

  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • ¼ cup Olives chopped
  • 1 tbsp Liver Paste
  • ¼ cup Pineapple Juice

Instructions
 

Roast Vegetables

  • To really bring out the flavors of the vegetables, we're going to roast them
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Combine chopped onions, garlic, carrots, potatoes, and tomatoes in a bowl with 1 tbsp of olive oil and one tsp salt in a bowl.
    Caldereta Vegetables
  • Toss to coat
  • Spread vegetables out flat on your sheet pan
  • Roast for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F
    Beef Caldereta Roasted Vegetables

Prepare Beef

  • Turn on Instant Pot (if you're using one, if not use your pressure cooker, or pot as you normally would) and set to Saute, high
  • Add 1 tbsp olive oil to pot
  • Add tomato paste to pot, stirring and browning
  • Once tomato paste is browned add beef to pot with 1 tsp salt, turning to brown all sides
    beef caldereta browning
  • Once browned, add tomato sauce, beef stock, and bay leaf to pot
    kaldereta pre pressure cook
  • Set your instant pot to pressure cook on high for 20 minutes
  • Close up lid and wait for beef to cook. The pressure cooking will help to tenderize the beef

Combine Ingredients

  • Once the beef is done and you have released the pressure add the roasted vegetables, bell peppers and any of the optional add-ins from the recipes list
  • Allow to simmer for another 15 minutes
  • Serve with a side of fresh cooked rice
    beef caldereta rice

Eat!

    Keyword beef stew, caldereta, filipino beef stew, kaldereta