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Beef Caldereta Recipe (Kaldereta)
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Beef caldereta recipe ( kaldereta)

The Beef and the vegetables in this Beef Caldereta recipe must be sliced evenly to ensure even cooking.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Beef, Calderata
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 2 lbs beef, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup liver spread
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 2 cups potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups carrots, sliced
  • cups green olives
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Heat oil in a Pan. Fry the potatoes and carrots until color turns light brown. Remove and set aside.
  • Add beef to the pan; stir-fry for a few minutes until lightly brown. Remove and set aside.
  • In the same pan, sauté the garlic and onions until translucent.
  • Add chili flakes. Return beef and accumulated juices to pan.
  • Stir-fry for a few minutes. Add water, tomato sauce, liver spread and bay leaf; stir to combine.
  • Bring to a boil then simmer, about an hour or until meat tender.
  • Add potatoes, carrots and green olives; simmer for another 6 to 8 minutes. Season salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add bell peppers, cook for additional 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a platter and Serve