Filipino Beef Caldereta Recipe


  • 1 kilo beef, cut into chunks
  • 1 big can (350g) liver spread
  • 5 onions, minced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 green peppers, diced
  • 3 red peppers, diced
  • 4 pieces hot chilli peppers, minced
  • 3/4 cup grated cheese
  • 2 cups beef stock or water
  • 1/4 cup cooking or olive oil

Filipino Beef Caldereta Recipe


  1. In a stock pot or sauce pan, sauté: garlic and onions in oil. Then add tomatoes, red & green pepper and chilli peppers.
  2. Add in the beef, tomato sauce, liver spread and water or beef stock. Let simmer for at least 1 hour or until the beef is tender. Salt to taste.
  3. Add the cheese and olives (optional) and continue to simmer until the sauce thickens.

Hot Tip:

  1. Goat’s meat can also be used to make caldereta. Just be sure to marinate the goat’s meat in vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper for at least 15-20 minutes.
  2. For a very flavorful and delicious kalderetang baka, use beef stock instead of water. 
  3. Add one bottle of San Miguel Beer Pale Pilsen together with the beef and simmer until beef is tender.
Source: Lahat Sarap
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