Furnas stew


(for 8 to 10 people)

  • 1.5 kg of cow meat
  • 1 kg of pork (leg)
  • 1 chicken
  • 3 large chorizos (meat sausage)
  • 250 g of streaky smoked bacon
  • 100 g fat bacon
  • 2 large white cabbages
  • 16 medium potatoes
  • 8 carrots
  • 4 turnips
  • 1 large Portuguese cabbage
  • Dona Pimentinha Ground pepper
  • salt
  • Dona Pimentinha chilli peppers


  1. Cut the meat (including the chicken) into large pieces. The sausages and bacon in regular pieces.
  2. Peel the potatoes and cut some, leaving others whole
  3. Scrape the carrots and cut in half. Cut the turnips and cabbages into quarters
  4. Open the chilies in half and introduce all the ingredients in alternating layers, in an aluminum pan
  5. Sprinkle the last layer with coarse salt.
  6. Cover everything with cabbage leaves and cover the pan.
  7. After everything is cooked, remove the cabbage leaves and serve the vegetables on one plate and the meat on the other.