Pork Guisantes is a pork stew cooked in a tomato based stock alongside other vegetables like green peas and capsicums. It is closely related to the Menudo but ingredients are simplified so it can be served in a regular basis making it one of the best examples of a simple common Filipino dish.
- 500g pork shoulder, sliced into long strips
- 1 yellow capsicum, sliced into strips
- 1½ cups green peas
- 410g tomato puree
- 1½ cups beef stock
- 1 tsp dried sweet basil
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 onion, chopped
- fish sauce
- freshly ground black pepper
- In a pan add oil then sauté garlic and onions.
- Add pork pieces then brown them on all sides, cooking roughly around 5 minutes.
- Add tomato puree, beef stock, sweet basil and oregano, bring to a boil then simmer for 35-40 minutes in low heat.
- Add capsicum and green peas then cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper. Serve with freshly cooked steamed rice.