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Arroz Sapopero

Arroz Sapopero (Soupy Rice with Beef and Smoked Sausage)

Erica Dinho
5 from 24 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound beef diced
  • 1 smoked sausage sliced
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup rice
  • 4 cups water
  • ½ cup peeled and diced sweet potato
  • ½ cup peeled and diced white potato
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • 1 cup green beans cut into small pieces
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a large pan over medium heat, melt the oil and butter. Add the sausage and beef. Sautué for 5 minutes or until the sausage and beef are brown. Transfer the meats to a plate.
  • Add the onions and scallions and cook for about 5 minutes, Add the rice and stir to coat. Return the meats to the pan and add the potatoes, carrots and green beans.
  • Add the water, stir and bring to a boil. Add cumin, salt and pepper. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for about 45 minutes or until the rice is done and the beef is cooked.
  • Turn the heat off and fluff the rice with a fork. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
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