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.

Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd)

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
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This is Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd). Ampalaya Guisado is a simple vegetable dish made by sauteing bitter gourd with garlic and onion then finishing off with a splash of broth and fish sauce. Ampalaya or Bitter gourd is a tropical vegetable that has a very strong bitter taste. However, the health benefits of this plant more than make up for the bitter taste. It is known to help lower blood sugar levels and consequently ...

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Chicken Quesadillas

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Quesadillas. This Mexican dish has relatively few ingredients but lots of flavor. You really can’t go wrong with chicken and cheese coupled with vegetables and tortillas. That combination always seems to work no matter how they come together. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large flour tortillas 8 ounces of colby cheese, shredded 8 ounces of monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 piece of chicken breast, sliced ...

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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted January 04, 2019 | By
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This is Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog). Ampalaya is called bitter melon in some countries, it is also known as bitter gourd. The bitter part of the name is no joke. It definitely has an acquired taste, but I feel there is a certain appeal to flavor imparted to the palate. Ampalaya is considered to have many health benefits, including anti-diabetic properties. It is an excellent source of many vitamins and ...

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Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare Kare)

Posted December 29, 2018 | By
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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare-kare is made from peanut sauce with a variety of vegetables, stewed oxtail, beef, and occasionally tripe. It is often eaten with bagoong (shrimp paste), sometimes spiced with chili. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail 1 bundle bok choy leaves 1 puso ng saging or banana bud quartered 1 bundle string beans 2 pieces of eggplants thinly sliced 3 ...

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Sisig Taco

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This is Sisig Taco. Sisig is said to have been invented in Angeles City, Phils. Pork Sisig is a mainstay for contemporary Filipino “Pulutan”, a hot snack that is often served with beer. You can eat sisig alone, with rice or in this recipe, with flour tortillas. I think sisig is great with everything. Try this one and let us know what you think. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients ...

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Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad

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This is Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad. Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad is a side salad which is normally served with fried dishes and plenty of rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 salted eggs, chopped coarsely 2 large red ripe tomatoes, sliced 1 small red onion, sliced thinly A dash of lemon Freshly ground black pepper Instructions Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix. Serve ...

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Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

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This is Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters). Ukoy is the Filipino shrimp fritter. The smaller variety of shrimp (with head and shell on) are what is typically used for this dish. This is most often served as an appetizer, but it can also be made as a main dish or light snack. Several variations of this dish exists in which the vegetable that is used in combination with the shrimp is substituted with various other ingredients. Enjoy ...

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Binagoongang Talong

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This is Binagoongang Talong. Binagoongang Talong is a vegetable dish cooked in shrimp paste. This particular dish is normally made with pork but we are using eggplant this time. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 large eggplant, sliced diagonally 1-2 tomatoes, sliced 2-3 tablespoons of bagoong alamang (shrimp paste) 1 tablespoon of garlic, minced 1 onion, sliced 2 tablespoons of cooking oil 1⁄2 cup water sugar to taste Instructions ...

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Sinuglaw

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This is Sinuglaw. Sinuglaw is a mixture of Grilled Pork Belly or Sinugbang Baboy Liempo cut into small pieces and fresh Tuna with vinegar. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of grilled pork belly, cut into cubes 1 pound of fresh tuna meat, cut into cubes 2 pieces of cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced 6-8 pieces of red radish, cleaned and thinly sliced 1 medium-sized red onion, minced ...

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Pico De Gallo

Posted October 24, 2018 | By
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This is Pico De Gallo. Whether you are eating a Spanish or Mexican meal and you need a spicy condiment to go with it or if you just want something with a little bite to go with some chips, you can’t go wrong with Pico De Gallo. But be forewarned if you don’t like hot and spicy food. Pico De Gallo can get a little hot. Personally, I love it with chips or sprinkled on ...

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