Stewed beans with poached eggs

  • Servings : 4/5
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 1:10 h
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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  • 500 grams (17 1/2 ounces) dried red beans
  • 6 eggs
  • 400 grams (14 ounces) spare ribs
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) Portuguese chouriço
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Soak the beans overnight.

    Step 2

    1. In a pressure cooker with water, cook the beans with the spare ribs about 30 minutes (reserve the cooking water).

    Step 3

    1. Put the olive oil, chopped onions, the peeled whole garlic, pepper, spare ribs cut into pieces and the Portuguese chouriço cut into slices in a saucepan and cook over low heat about 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then, pour the beans cooking broth seasoned with a little salt and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat, add the beans and cook until sauce starts to turn creamy, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

    1. When the beans are almost cooked add the eggs and let them poach. Turn off the heat, let stand with the pan covered about five minutes and serve.

Stewed beans with poached eggs | Food From Portugal

Stewed beans with poached eggs

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 1085

Total Fat: 52 g(80%)

Saturated Fat: 15.5 g(78%)

Cholesterol: 382 mg(127%)

Sodium: 670 mg(28%)

Total Carbohydrate: 83.5 g(28%)

Protein: 72.5 g

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