Salted Beef with Sauted Onions and Tomatoes

A typical meat from Brazil, this cured salted beef is very tasty.


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 4

preparation time: 1 hour



500 grams of salted dried meat (desalted, chopped and cooked)

1 tbs. olive or sunflower oil

2 onions, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 or 3 chopped tomatoes

salt and Tabasco pepper to taste

parsley or chives to garnish



1 – Desalt and cook the meat until it is very tender. Remove excess fat, if you want, and reserve.

2 – In a large saucepan, heat the oil and place the meat. Fry well until golden.

3 – Add the onions in the middle (as showing in the picture) and let cook until very soft.

4 – Put the tomatoes. Ass salt and pepper to taste and mix well.

5 – Sprinkle parsley or chives and serve.


Tips and Options:

  • Serve with rice, beans, farofa and sautéd collard greens.
  • Want more information about carne seca?


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