Special Beef Caldereta



  • 1 kilo Beef brisket cut into squares
  • 4 pcs 250ml Hunt’s Tomato Sauce
  • 2 Purefoods Liver Spread
  • 2 Large White Onion chopped
  • 1 head Garlic chopped
  • 2 Carrots sliced into bite size
  • 2 Potatoes cut in squares
  • 2 Green Bell pepper cut into square
  • 1/2 cup Nestle All Purpose Cream
  • 1 cup Grated Cheese
  • Pepper
  • Laurel Leaves
  • Dried Basil leaves (optional)
  • Salt
  • 4 tbsp patis  (Fish Sauce)
  • 4 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (optional)


  1. Boil and simmer beef cubes, onions, laurel, basil and pepper in at least 1/2 liter water for 1 1/2 hours. Remove laurel leaves after.
  2. Saute Garlic on a separate pan. Drain from oil once garlic is brownish and cooked.
  3. Beef brisket should be cook exactly 1 hr and 45 mins. So you need to start adding other ingredients after 1 hour and 30 minutes
    *Leave at least 2 cups beef broth on your beef and discard leftovers. (we need a thick sauce for your caldereta so don’t leave too much broth.)
  4. Add in chopped garlic
  5. Add in Tomato Sauce, Carrots and potatoes.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in garlic and liver spread and Nestle All Purpose cream. Stirring consistently.
  8. Adjust taste by adding soy sauce, sugar, fish sauce and pinch of salt.
  9. Add Bell Pepper and 1 cup grated cheese. Cover pot and simmer 1 or 2 mins more. Turn of heat.

Ready to serve. Enjoy!

Credits to: Mama’s Guide Recipes