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Beef Caldereta Recipe

Special Filipino beef stew with olives, potato, and carrot.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef kaldereta, beef recipes, holiday recipes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 610kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 4 lbs beef short ribs
  • 1 Knorr Beef Cube
  • 14 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 large potato cubed
  • 1 large carrot cubed
  • 1 cup manzanilla olives
  • 2 bell pepper sliced
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 2 large onion chopped
  • 1 head garlic chopped
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ cup liver spread
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a pot. Fry the carrots for 2 minutes. Make sure that all sides are cooked equally. Remove from the pot. Set aside.
  • Fry the potato until the color of the outer part turns light brown. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  • Using the remaining oil, sauté garlic, onion, and thyme. Continue sautéing until the onion caramelizes.
  • Add beef short ribs. Cook until the color of the outer part turns light brown.
  • Pour tomato sauce and red wine. Add Knorr Beef Cube.
  • Add soy sauce and water. Cover the pot. Continue cooking the stew in low heat setting until the beef tenderizes completely.
  • Add liver spread and bell pepper. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add carrot and potato. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add cheddar cheese and then season with salt and ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve. Share and enjoy!



Calories: 610kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 1531mg | Potassium: 1327mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 6680IU | Vitamin C: 60mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 7mg