Beef Kaldereta

Beef Kaldereta

Our twist on a classic Filipino stew – Beef Kaldereta! Tender meat and vegetables simmered in a spicy tomato sauce that is made even more delicious with Palm Liver Spread added. Perfect for a family dinner or special occasion.

Serves 6

Prep time 15 minutes, Cook time 1.5 hours


  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds stewing beef cut into cubes (can also use pork or goat)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 or 2 red, green or orange peppers, diced
  • 1 or 2 potatoes, cut into cubes
  • ½ cup Palm Liver Spread
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • ½ cup pitted green olives
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil to medium heat in a wide cooking pot. Salt and pepper the beef cubes and add to the pan when oil is hot. Cook beef until browned for about 5 minutes, turning once.
  2. Add the onion and garlic, sauté for 3 minutes. Then add the carrots and sauté for 2 minutes more.
  3. Add bay leaves and crushed pepper. Stir.
  4. Add the tomato sauce and water and bring to a simmer. Add potatoes and peppers. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Lower heat, cover, and cook for about one hour until beef is tender.
  6. Add the liver spread and cheese, stir gently until sauce is thickened.
  7. Add olives and peas, stir and continue to cook for a few more minutes.
  8. Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!

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