Beef Kalderata with Beer

Beef Kaldereta is braised beef in tomato sauce, potatoes, sweet peas and bell pepper which distinguishes this dish from beef mechado which is a similar dish but with only beef, potatoes and carrots as the main ingredients. And this is not the usual kaldereta that you used to love because this version of kaldereta recipe has beer in it. This will definitely add more distinctive taste and flavor of the dish.



1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1 onion, sliced
2 Tbsp. cooking oil
1 kilo beef brisket, cut into 2 inch strips
2 tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 cups beer
2 medium size potatoes, quartered
1/3 cup sweet peas
1 red bell pepper, julienne
1 green bell pepper, julienne
2 Tbsp. liverwurst or liver spread
1 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1 Tbsp. rock salt or sea salt
1/4 tsp. MSG


How to Cook kaldereta:

  • Sauté garlic and onion in oil, stir in beef and toss for 3 minutes until slightly brown.
  • Add tomatoes and tomato sauce, simmer for 1 minute, add beer and simmer until meat is almost tender.
  • Then add potatoes, peppers, sweet peas, liverwurst, tabasco. Salt and MSG.
  • Continue simmering until potatoes are cooked and beef is very tender.


Beef Caldereta with Beer