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A bowl of Paraguayan beef stew with beef, egg and broth

Bife Koygua (Paraguayan beef stew)

Bife Koygua is a super easy and delicious beef stew from Paraguay.  It is easy enough for a weeknight meal but also can easily be served for a special occasion.  It is yummy!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Paraguayan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 595 kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 2 Tablespoons Sunflower Oil
  • 1 lb. Sirloin steak
  • 1 Onion cut into strips
  • 1 Garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 Red pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 Green pepper cut into strips
  • 1 Potato medium thinly sliced
  • 1 leaf bay Laurel
  • 1 pinch Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Parsley chopped
  • 2 Eggs


  1. In a stock pot, lightly sear the meat in hot oil.

  2. Add the onion, the garlic, the peppers and sauté for a few seconds.

  3. Place potatoes, bay leaves, oregano and salt in the preparation.

  4.  Add hot water to cover the potatoes and a little more.

  5. Cook until the potatoes are al dente.

  6.  crack the eggs in the preparation, immersed in the cooking juice and cook for a few more minutes until desired doneness (If you need to add more hot water)

  7. When removing, sprinkle with chopped parsley.

  8. Serve warm
Nutrition Facts
Bife Koygua (Paraguayan beef stew)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 595 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 302mg101%
Sodium 208mg9%
Potassium 1471mg42%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 59g118%
Vitamin A 1440IU29%
Vitamin C 81.1mg98%
Calcium 133mg13%
Iron 8.4mg47%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.