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Cheesy Beef Caldereta
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How To Cook Beef Caldereta with Cheese

Another variation of the beef caldereta is the cheesy beef caldereta. Of course the obvious ingredients here is cheese, in fact, quick melt cheese is used.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef caldereta, calderata with cheese
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 410kcal
Author: Manny


  • 3/4 kilo beef sirloin or briskets (or caldereta cut beef cubes) sliced into cubes
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pc onion minced
  • 7 to 10 cups water
  • 1/2 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground pepper
  • 2 pcs pcs bay leaf
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 pcs pcs birds eye chili or siling labuyo chopped (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut butter (optional)
  • 1/2 cup liver spread
  • 3/4 cup quick melt cheese grated
  • 2 pcs bell peppers sliced into strips
  • 1 pc carrot sliced
  • 1 pc large potato sliced


How To Cook Cheesy Beef Caldereta

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry potatoes and carrots until brown. Set aside.
  • Add in beef and fry until brown. In the same pan reduce oil to 2 Tbsp. and saute garlic and onion until fragrant.
  • Add the beef and stir for a few seconds. Pour water, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Simmer until meat is tender.
  • Add in tomato paste, tomato sauce, chili, liver spread and peanut butter and cook for 5 minutes while stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Add in grated cheese, carrots and potatoes, bell peppers and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot.