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Catholic Recipe: Beef Portuguese Style


  • 3/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 10 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chile paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 (4 ounce) beef tenderloin steaks
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: N/A

Cost: N/A

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Traditional Portuguese Dish


In a medium bowl, combine red wine, water, garlic, chile paste, white pepper and salt. Add beef, and turn to coat evenly.

In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, fry 3 steaks for 2 minutes on each side; Set steaks aside, and drain liquids into the red wine mixture. Repeat with remaining beef.

Pour oil into skillet, and reduce heat to medium-low. Fry steaks for a second time, 2 minutes on each side. Drain oil, and return all steaks and marinade to the pan. Allow to boil for 2 minutes.

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