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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 595kcal
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


  • In a stock pot, lightly sear the meat in hot oil.
  • Add the onion, the garlic, the peppers and sauté for a few seconds.
  • Place potatoes, bay leaves, oregano and salt in the preparation.
  •  Add hot water to cover the potatoes and a little more.
  • Cook until the potatoes are al dente.
  •  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)
  • When removing, sprinkle with chopped parsley.
  • Serve warm


Calories: 595kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 302mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 1471mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1440IU | Vitamin C: 81.1mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 8.4mg