Vegetable Recipes

tag-vegetablesA vegetable is an edible plant or its parts that are intended for cooking or eating raw. Some vegetables can be consumed raw, some may be eaten cooked, and some must be cooked to destroy certain natural toxins or microbes in order to make them suitable for consumption. Vegetables are eaten in a variety of ways such as part of a main course as a side dish, as the main dish itself, or as a snack. The nutritional content of vegetables varies considerably, though generally they contain little protein or fat, and varying proportions of vitamins.

Ginataang Alimasag (Crabs in Coconut Milk)

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This is Ginataang Alimasag (Crabs in Coconut Milk). Ginataang Alimasag are Crabs cooked in Coconut Milk. This is a savory and creamy crab dish in coconut cream. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 pieces of medium-sized blue crabs cleaned and, cut into halves 1 inch piece of ginger, cut into thin strips 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced 1 medium-sized onion, minced 3 pieces of thai chili pepper 1 can ...

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Spinach Laing

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This is Spinach Laing. Laing is a Filipino dish native to Bicol. In this recipe, we substituted the gabi leaves with spinach. Laing is a dish from the Bicol region and is made up of dried gabi leaves (taro leaves), plenty of ginger and then cooked in coconut milk and generously sprinkled with hot chili peppers. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 16 ounces of spinach, shredded 1⁄2 pound of pork, diced ...

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Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers)

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This is Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers). This is a dish that doesn’t get a lot of hype compared to other, more exotic and well known Filipino foods but it is a staple of the Filipino kitchen. I am never disappointed by Giniling. Don’t let the simplicity of it fool you. The flavors in this dish are robust and as a meal it is very filling. Overall it is one of my favorite ...

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

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This is Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry. The key to a good stir fry is technique. As you probably guessed from the name, there is a lot of stirring involved and high heat. That’s of course where the name stir fry comes from. You don’t want to lower the heat while cooking either. Just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of boneless ...

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Cooking with Ginger Root

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Cooking with Ginger

Ginger is a powerful flavor enhancer that is frequently used in a variety of culinary traditions throughout the world, but it is more commonly used in Asian food preparation. It’s pungent, spicy, and robust flavor properties make it a must have in the kitchen. You will find that it can be used in everything from dipping sauces to stir fries and even in some drinks. Aside from that, ginger contains potent compounds are that well ...

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Ginataang Minatamis na Munggo

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This is Ginataang Minatamis na Munggo . Ginataang Minatamis na Munggo is a dessert made from mung beans (Munggo or Monggo) cooked in coconut milk. This is considered a comfort food for Filipinos. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of mung beans 1 cup of coconut milk 2 cups water Sugar to taste Condensed milk (optional) Instructions Combine the water and mung beans in a pot. Bring to a boil ...

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Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce

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This is Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce. Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce is a very healthy side dish made out of a vegetable Bok Choy. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 bundle of bok choy leaves 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of sesame oil 2-3 cloves of minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of cornstarch 2-3 tablespoons of oyster sauce 2 tablespoons of canola oil 3 tablespoons of water Instructions Cut ...

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Dinengdeng

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This is Dinengdeng. Dinengdeng is a popular vegetable Filipino recipe which originated from Ilocos. This dish is quite similar to pinakbet except that it is bagoong soup based dish. Dinengdeng is a healthy dish since it is composed of different vegetables. Specially if you add grilled fish instead of fried fish. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 medium-sized onion, sliced 1 knob of ginger, sliced then crushed 2 large tomatoes, sliced ...

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Chili Con Queso (Spicy Cheese Dip)

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This is Chili Con Queso (Spicy Cheese Dip). The cheese dip is always a big hit at every party. But this queso will really get people talking, especially if you add the extra ingredient from the tip further down below. It’s also great to make a batch of cheese dip to have around to add some cheesy goodness to the other dishes you make through the week. And it’s actually really easy to make if ...

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Shrimp Fried Rice

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This is Shrimp Fried Rice. Classic shrimp fried rice with fresh shrimp, rice, green onions, peas, and carrots. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 eggs 3 tablespoons of butter 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 3 green onions, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 carrot, diced 1⁄2 medium-sized onion, finely chopped 4 cups of cooked rice, chilled 1⁄2 pound ...

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