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.

Pancit Molo

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This is Pancit Molo. Pancit Molo is one of the favorite soups of Filipinos. In this version the noodles are omitted. So it’s really more of a dumpling soup than a noodle soup with dumplings. The molo is a dumpling that is cooked in the broth of the soup. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dumplings: 1 pound of ground pork 1 pound of shrimp, minced 1 cup of turnips, ...

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Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Posted March 06, 2019 | By
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This is Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. This is the Filipino adaptation of the Italian classic, spaghetti and meat sauce. There are a few things that make it uniquely Filipino. Mainly the use of hot dogs in the sauce. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of spaghetti noodles 2 pounds of ground beef 4 pieces of hotdogs, sliced 1 cup of banana ketchup 18 ounces of spaghetti sauce ...

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

Posted February 21, 2019 | By
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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 all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound ...

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Beef Stewed in Tomato Sauce with Vegetables (Kalderetang Baka)

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This is Beef Stewed in Tomato Sauce with Vegetables (Kalderetang Baka). Kaldereta is a Filipino stew that is most often prepared with beef or goat meat. The sauce is what this dish is most known for. It is flavored heavily with liver spread and tomato sauce. We add a little liver spread as an additional flavor component. The vegetables in this version include red bell pepper, potatoes, and sweet peas. These are pretty common for ...

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Kilawing Kambing (Roasted Goat in Vinegar and Ginger)

Posted February 05, 2019 | By
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This is Kilawing Kambing (Roasted Goat in Vinegar). Kilawing Kambing is roasted goat combined with a vinegar/citrus sauce soaking with ginger, onion and sometimes other meats and vegetables. Some of the more popular versions of this dish are made with raw fish or other grilled meats. In this instance we substitute raw fish with grilled goat. In the Philippines, this dish is frequently brought out for parties where cold beer or other spirits are served. ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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Ensaladang Guso (Seaweed Salad)

Posted January 21, 2019 | By
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This is Ensaladang Guso (Seaweed Salad). This recipe uses guso, which is the edible form of seaweed, as its main ingredient. Although guso is quite common in the Philippines, this ingredient can be a tricky to find, depending on where you live. So ask around if you need to. Also note that the pineapple in the picture is not essential to the recipe but I find it to be a good flavor combination. Try it ...

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Bulalo (Beef Bone Marrow Soup)

Posted January 19, 2019 | By
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This is Bulalo (Beef Bone Marrow Soup). Bulalo is a stew made primarily from beef shank and bone marrow. The flavorful clear broth is made by cooking the beef shank along with the bone that contains the marrow. All the flavor from the collagen and fat of the beef shank melts into the broth making the flavors of this dish quite robust. This particular soup is very popular in the Philippines due to the deliciousness ...

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Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup)

Posted January 17, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup). This noodle soup is hearty and bursting with surf and turf flavor. Lomi is made with thick egg noodles. Noodle dishes like this originate from China but adaptation of it can be found throughout Southeast Asia. It is filled with a variety of different meat vegetable ingredients from once place to another. A nice touch that we do in the Philippines is to sprinkle some crushed chicharon on ...

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Kilawing Baboy (Pork Belly in Vinegar)

Posted January 08, 2019 | By
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This is Kilawing Baboy (Pork Belly in Vinegar). This dish spotlights the Filipino variation of the common cooking technique known as ceviche. In this particular instance, the raw meat that you might usually find in other ceviche dishes is replaced with delicious, deep fried pork belly. As with any other ceviche, you essentially have meats, vegetables, herbs, and spices soaked in a highly acidic brine then served chilled or room temperature. The brine typically consists ...

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