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Vegan Feijoada – Typical Recipe from Brazil and Portugal!

23 mayo, 2021

The feijoada, frijolada or frejolada is that super nutritious and comforting food that every Brazilian or Portuguese knows. It is a black bean stew that traditionally has salted pork meat and is served with rice and oranges. But so that there are options for everyone, this time in Free Recipes we show you the recipe for vegan feijoada.

If you are vegetarian or vegan, you are in luck! because you are going to love this vegan vegetable feijoada recipe. In addition, you can choose or modify the ingredients of the vegan feijoada that I show you to your liking so that you will always have a dish that you love to include in your daily menu.

Learn how to make easy vegan feijoada and quickly by following the steps that we teach you below and enjoy a typical Brazilian and Portuguese stew whenever you feel like it.

3 diners
Main dish
Low difficulty

Ingredients to make vegan Feijoada:

How to make vegan Feijoada:


Start preparing this vegan feijoada by sautéing onion, garlic and red pepper chopped in a saucepan with the olive oil.

Vegan Feijoada Recipe - Step 1


When those veggies are poached add the carrots, potatoes and cabbage leaves cut with the hands. Mix the sauté of the vegetable feijoada well and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring from time to time.

Vegan Feijoada Recipe - Step 2


It is time to add the vegetable broth or water to the casserole to cover the vegetable feijoada. If you prefer, you can add the black bean broth itself, so the vegetarian feijoada will have a more powerful flavor. Also add the coriander, sweet paprika and cumin and let cook without lid until potato, carrot and cabbage are soft (about 15-20 minutes).

Vegan Feijoada Recipe - Step 3


After the indicated time add the beans with their broth and the mushrooms cut into four parts. Taste, correct the flavor with salt or other spices if necessary and cook the vegan feijoada with mushrooms for another 5 minutes, or until the mushrooms are soft.

Trick: If you like a thicker Portuguese feijoada, dissolve 1 level tablespoon of cornstarch in a little cold water, add it to the pot and stir until it thickens.

Vegan Feijoada Recipe - Step 4


The vegan feijoada It is ready and only has about 250 calories per 100 grams! Serve it sprinkling a little coriander or chopped parsley and accompany it with white rice, a typical garnish of this bean stew for vegetarians and vegans that combines perfectly with the rest of the flavors.

If you are looking for more traditional recipes from the gastronomies of Brazil and Portugal, take a look at these cassava flour cookies or these homemade cod pancakes.

Vegan Feijoada Recipe - Step 5

If you liked the recipe for Vegan feijoada, we suggest you enter our Bean Recipes category.