We are all Porteguese! Somos Todos Portugueses!
Welcome to the flavors of Portuguese homestyle cooking. Find a few traditional Portuguese recipes combine a blend of flavors and techniques of many cultures dating back centuries. The way in which the ingredients are used together makes Portuguese fare unique. Enjoy.
Portuguese Style Steak ( Bife)
4 pieces London broil or sirloin strip
1 lg. onion, sliced
1 cup white wine
1 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 tbsp. paprika
1 tsp. salt
Marinate steak for 6 hours. In large skillet fry steak and onions
together. After about 20 minutes, pour marinade in skillet; cook
until absorbed. When done, drop raw egg over each steak and cover
and cook until egg is cooked. Serves 4.
Lisbon Steak Recipe
4 tenderloin steaks, cut 1/2 inch thick
2 tablespoons of butter or margarine
1 pint container of heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
2 tablespoons of brandy
1-8 oz. can of mushrooms
salt to taste
Over medium heat , melt the butter in a 12 inch skillet. Fry the steaks turning them over after 2 minutes or so. You do not want to over cook them at this point. They will finish cooking later.
Add the cream, mushrooms to the steaks and cook for 5 minutes. Add the brandy and pepper and simmer over low heat. Simmer steaks for 5 to 10 minutes.
Served with mashed potatoes or fries. OK, to make it a little healthier a vegetable would be nice.
Portuguese Pork Roast Recipe
1 pork roast
1 lb. of either a Portuguese sausage or any other
1/3 cup of red wine
4 large carrots, peeled and cut into large pieces
6 Med. potatoes, peeled
1 large red hot pepper, cut julienne
2 cloves of garlic crushed
2 large onions peeled and quartered
In a roasting pan add meat, sausage, wine, garlic, and the red pepper. Add water to the half way point,
Cover and bake for 1 to 2 hours at 350 degrees. Keep an eye on it so it will not dry out.
Next add the potatoes, carrots, and onion continue to bake until carrots are tender.
Portuguese Garlic Dip Recipe
1 pk 8 oz. cream cheese
8 lg Cloves fresh garlic, minced
3/4 c Real mayonnaise
1 ts Worcestershire sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients thoroughly, using just enough mayonnaise to reach preferred spreading or dipping consistency. Serve with chips for dipping or crackers for spreading. Makes 2 cups.