Vegetable Recipes

Adobong Kangkong with Tofu

Adobong kangkong is a river spinach stewed with vinegar. It is seasoned with soy and oyster sauce blended to achieved a slightly sweet adobo sauce.  It is then poured over a  fried firm tofu on a plate before serving. Try and enjoy the taste of tofu topped with adobong kangkong with slight...

Adobong Sitaw Recipe

Adobong Sitaw dish is string beans (or long beans) stewed in vinegar, soy sauce, pepper corn, and garlic mixture. This is actually vegetable cook the way we do our adobo dishes. Our beans adobo is not complete without the pork in it. Though the main ingredient is the beans, the pork (or other...

Boiled Okra and String Beans with Shrimp Paste Recipe

Boiled vegetables with shrimp paste is typically a Filipino side dish and serves as condiment to add flavor to main courses  such as fried or grilled fish. Some of the popular combination of vegetables, and fruits too, for this kind of dish are: boiled okra and string beans, boiled eggplant...

Chopsuey Recipe

Chopsuey is a popular oriental dish consisting of meat cooked quickly with assorted mixed vegetables. //--> Ingredients: ¼ kilo of pork or chicken liver, thin slices 3 pieces of squid ball or kikiam, sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 piece red or white onion, quartered ½ cup...

Dinendeng na Labong (Boiled Bamboo Shoot) Recipe

Bamboo shoots (Labong or Rabong) are quite abundant in provinces and it is sold freshly cut but not in metropolis. Most of the bamboo shoots that I saw in Manila markets are already julienned and boiled. You will know that bamboo shoot are not fresh when it has already a pungent odor - don't...

Dinengdeng (Inabraw) Recipe

Dinengdeng (also called Inabraw) is a boiled mix vegetable with grilled fish on it. It is an everyday meal among the Ilocano folks of the Northern part of the Philippines. The Dinengdeng or Inabraw is an authentic Filipino cuisine and one of the dishes that define Ilocos region. The Dinendeng...

Diniguang Papaya Recipes

Dinuguang Papaya is a dish from Ilocanos. We usually cooked this dish whenever there's a left over Dinuguan (Pork Blood Stew) and we choose to recycle it by adding slices of green papaya. The result is meat and papaya with dark sauce. It’s exotic if this is your first time to see this dish...

Fresh Lumpia Ubod (Heart Palm Spring Rolls) Recipe

Lumpiang Ubod is heart of palm spring roll. It is also called lumping sariwa (fresh lumpia). Lumpiang ubod does not only contain ubod but also other vegetables such as carrots and fresh lettuce. Vegetables are slightly sauteed then wrapped with egg wrapper or with the typical freshly cooked...

Garlic Fried Rice (Sinangag) - How to Cook

Sinangag is commonly known to Filipinos as fried garlic rice. Though there are lots of variations of it, the basic ingredients are a left over boiled rice, garlic, vegetable oil and salt for seasoning. A Filipino breakfast usually comes up with sinangag often times partnered with fried dishes...

Ginataang Kalabasa at Sitaw (Squash and String Beans Stewed with Coconut Milk) Recipe

Ginataang Kalabasa (squash) at Sitaw (string beans) is vegetables stewed in coconut milk. We usually add shrimp and/or crab to enjoy a seafood flavor. I like this dish so much - everything in it nutritious and healthy delicious. Try it. //--> Ingredients: 1 cup kakang gata (first press...

Ginisang Ampalaya (Sauteed Bitter Melon) Recipe

Ginisang Ampalaya is a sautéed Bitter Melon with egg. This vegetable is quite hard to eat especially for kids because it is bitter. But of course there is always a way to lighten its bitterness. What I do is to rub the ampalaya slices with salt and it will naturally extract its bitter juice in...

Ginisang Bunga Ng Malunggay (Sauteed Moringa Fruit) Recipe

Malunggay (Moringa) is one of the healthiest foods among other vegetables. Not only its leaves but its fruit can be utilized as main ingredient. It's quite not easy to extract the fruit meat but most vendors in the market can performed the peeling. It can be cooked by sauteing with garlic,...