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.

Beef Stewed in Tomato Sauce with Vegetables (Kalderetang Baka)

Picture of Beef Stewed in Tomato Sauce with Vegetables (Kalderetang Baka)

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 ...

Read More

Kilawing Kambing (Roasted Goat in Vinegar and Ginger)

Posted February 05, 2019 | By
Picture of Kilawing Kambing (Roasted Goat in Vinegar)

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. ...

Read More

Bulalo (Beef Bone Marrow Soup)

Posted January 19, 2019 | By
Picture of Bulalo (Beef Bone Marrow Soup)

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 ...

Read More

Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup)

Posted January 17, 2019 | By
Picture of Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup)

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 ...

Read More

Kilawing Baboy (Pork Belly in Vinegar)

Posted January 08, 2019 | By
Picture of Kilawing Baboy (Pork Belly in Vinegar)

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 ...

Read More

Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd)

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
Picture of Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd)

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 ...

Read More

Chicken Quesadillas

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
Picture of Chicken Quesadillas

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 ...

Read More

Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare Kare)

Posted December 29, 2018 | By
Picture of Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce)

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 ...

Read More

Sisig Taco

Picture of Sisig Taco

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 ...

Read More

Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad

Picture of Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad

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 ...

Read More