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 (fā′zho͝o-ä′də, -jwä′də)
A Brazilian or Portuguese stew made with beans, pork, and beef, typically served with rice and orange slices.

[Portuguese, from feijão, bean, from Latin phaseolus; see frijol.]
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a Brazilian stew containing black beans, meat, and vegetables
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Feijoada Completa Complete Bean and Rice Meal Feijoada (Bean Dish) 4 tablespoons cooking oil 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 medium hot pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 1/2 pounds hot sausage, any type, whole 1 1/2 pounds uncooked corn beef, cut into 2 pieces 1 1/2 pounds lean beef, cut into 2 pieces 2 1/2 cups dried black beans, washed (other types of beans can be substituted) 6 cups water 2 cups grapefruit juice 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin Heat oil in a large saucepan, then saute onion, garlic and hot pepper over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Feijoada completa is a buffet meal centered around a stew of black beans, meat, and sausage.