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How To Cook Beef Kaldereta

This is a recipe for Filipino Beef Kaldereta
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. beef chuck sliced into cubes
  • 2 medium carrots sliced
  • 1 large potato sliced into cubes
  • 1 small green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 small red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 Knorr Beef Cube
  • 1 can 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 5 tablespoons liver spread
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 6 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat a pan or wok and then pour 3 tablespoons cooking oil. Stir-fry the bell peppers for 3 minutes. Remove the bell peppers and put in a plate. Set aside.
  • Using the oil in the pan (add more if necessary), pan fry the carrots and potato for 3 to 5 minutes. Put these in a plate and then set aside.
  • Heat the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil in a clean pot.
  • Sauté the garlic and onion
  • Add the beef. Cook until it turns light brown.
  • Pour –in tomato sauce and water. Let boil.
  • Add the Knorr Beef Cube. Stir. Cover the pot. Continue to cook in low heat for 60 minutes or until the beef gets tender. Add more water if needed.
  • Stir-in the liver spread and then add some salt and pepper.
  • Put the pan-fried potato and carrots in the pot. Stir. Add the bell peppers.
  • Cover the pot. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the red pepper flakes. Stir and cook for 3 minutes more.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g