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Cabbage and Cannellini Bean Stew

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 (as a side dish) 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Cabbage and Cannellini Bean Stew is a dish I learned from my wife, its a dish made out of cabbage, cannellini beans and pork. I was asking her where did she got the recipe and from which province did it originated in the Philippines.


  • 1/4 head purple cabbage, roughly chopped
  • 1 large can cannellini beans
  • 300g Pork belly, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 small shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp Bagoong Monamon or Anchovy Paste
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. In a wok add oil then brown evenly brown pork pieces, once done remove from wok then set aside.
  2. Add garlic and shallots then saute until shallots turn translucent. Add tomatoes the cook until soft.
  3. Add cabbage and stir fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add beans, chicken stock, bagoong and fish sauce (according to your liking, some bagoong brands is very salty), bring ot a boil then simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Season with freshly ground black pepper.