Caldereta Beef ( Bakareta )

Oct 10, 2022


Caldereta is a Filipino stew known for its rich and savory tomato-based sauce. It is often made with beef, although it can also be prepared with other meats like goat, lamb, or pork.


  • 1 kg Beef , cubed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp peppercorn, cracked
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 cup liver spread or liver pate
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups of beef broth
  • 2 cups Carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups Potatoes, sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 tsp chili flakes (optional)
  • 2 cups vinegar (for marinate )


  1. Marinate the beef with vinegar, salt, pepper for at least 1 hour.
  2. Saute garlic, onion in the skillet until soft.
  3. Add the drained marinated beef and cook for 5 minutes or until the the color turn brown.
  4. Combine dried bay leaves and the remaining salt and crushed pepper corn.
  5. Mix liver spread and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Pour-in the tomato sauce, pineapple, juice and beef broth. Bring to simmer for 1-2 hours or until the beef becomes tender.
  7. Add potatoes and carrots and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Drop in green olives and bell pepper
  9. Add chili flakes (optional).
  10. Simmer covered for another 5 minutes.
  11. Serve with boiled rice and enjoy.

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