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.

Filipino Chicken Curry

Posted July 28, 2019 | By
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This is Filipino Chicken Curry. Filipino style chicken curry is a variation of the curry recipes from other culinary traditions of Asia. The recipe varies from person to person but the one thing that typically remains the same in all the variations is the yellow curry and the coconut milk. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken (about 2 pounds) 2 large onions, quartered then coarsely chopped 3 ...

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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted July 25, 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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Chili Con Queso (Spicy Cheese Dip)

Posted July 10, 2019 | By
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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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Ginataang Hipon Kalabasa at Sitaw

Posted July 02, 2019 | By
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This is Ginataang Hipon Kalabasa at Sitaw. This is a savory, soup-like dish that features shrimp and vegetables in a coconut milk base. Coconut milk is frequently used in dishes like this in the Philippines. Like many Filipino recipes this is typically served along with shrimp paste and rice. However, the use of whole shrimp is unusual in the western world so do keep that in mind if you are preparing this elsewhere. In the ...

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Pancit Palabok

Posted July 01, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 ...

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Sinabawang Isda

Posted June 25, 2019 | By
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This is Sinabawang Isda. This down home fish soup recipe is as simple as it is delicious. It’s white fish simmered with a mixture of ginger, onions, and tomatoes. Then seasoned only with salt, pepper and fish sauce. It really doesn’t get much more simple than that. The addition of the malunggay leaves gives this dish a soothing, holistic quality best eaten during cold weather or when sick. Enjoy this recipe from all of us ...

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Ensaladang Guso (Seaweed Salad)

Posted June 25, 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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Tinapa Fried Rice

Posted June 23, 2019 | By
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This is Tinapa Fried Rice. Tinapa Fried Rice is a particular type of fried rice that includes smoked fish flakes as key component of the dish. This ingredient is more commonly known in the Philippines as Tinapa. This dish is frequently garnished with slices of salted eggs and diced tomatoes. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups of cold cooked white rice 1 small onion, peeled then minced 3 ...

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Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup)

Posted May 23, 2019 | By
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This is Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup). Sinigang is a popular Filipino dish. It is a sour soup that uses tamarind as it’s base flavor. It can be cooked with fish, meat, shrimp and vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cubed 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 large red onion, quartered 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 2 pieces of radish, ...

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Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

Posted May 19, 2019 | By
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This is Mexican Style Street Corn (Elotes). The ingredients and preparation for this might sound strange if you have never heard of this before but, trust me. You have to try this at least once in your lifetime. You will never look at corn the same way again when you do. Mexican street corn is a popular street food in Mexico. You will find it available from street vendors at many events, public spaces, transportation ...

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