Beef Caldereta Recipe

A Pinoy favorite done the sauce-sarap way.

Tagal ng Paghahanda

10 min.

Tagal ng Pagluluto

3 hrs. and 30 mins.

Serving Size



The classic beef caldereta is a favorite comfort food perfect for family meals and gatherings. Wondering how to cook calderata that's easy to make and everyone will love? Read on for a beef caldereta recipe that's wonderfully aromatic and filled with all the goodies: tender beef, potatoes, bell peppers and more!




  • Main Dish
  • Beef
  • Del Monte Tomato Sauce

Mga Sangkap:

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp garlic
  • 1/3 cup onion, red
  • 650 g beef, shortribs
  • 1/3 cup liver spread
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (250g)
  • 1 cup potato
  • 1 1/4 pcs bay leaf/laurel leaf
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
  • 1/2 Tbsp siling labuyo
  • 2/3 cup green peas
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, red
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, green
  • 1/4 cup cheese


  1. Sauté garlic, onion, and beef until beef turns light brown. Add liver spread and water. Bring to a boil then simmer for 2-3 hours or until beef is tender. 
  2. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, potato, laurel leaf, salt, pepper, and siling labuyo. Bring to a boil and turn down heat to simmer. Cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add green peas, bell peppers, and cheese. Bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Lusog Notes

Vitamin A is important for normal vision and healthy skin as well as for protection from infections. This Caldereta recipe is high in in vitamin A. It is also a source of protein that supports growth and development.

Chef`s Tip

Slow cooking this dish not only allows to tenderize the meat but also allows all the flavor to come together.

Kinakailangang kakayahan sa pagluluto

  • Sautéing
  • Simmering
  • Slicing

Kinakailangang gamit sa kusina

  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Pot