Pork Guisantes

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.

Pork Guisantes
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Serves: 3
  • 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
  • oil
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  1. In a pan add oil then sauté garlic and onions.
  2. Add pork pieces then brown them on all sides, cooking roughly around 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomato puree, beef stock, sweet basil and oregano, bring to a boil then simmer for 35-40 minutes in low heat.
  4. Add capsicum and green peas then cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper. Serve with freshly cooked steamed rice.



16 Responses

  1. This sounds very interesting Raymund. I have ever cooked pork like this before.
    Have a super week ahead.
    🙂 Mandy

  2. Karen says:

    What a delicious sounding dish…I cook pork often.

  3. I have never prepared a meat stew made from pork shoulder so this sound interesting to me. It looks delicious!

  4. i had this kind of this in Spain restaurant Ray,
    never know this is considered as a filipinese dish too….

  5. kiwidutch says:

    Raymund, this looks SO yummy I may have to get it into this weeks menu!

  6. Simplicity is what make this dish even more delicious !
    Love this

  7. This looks very comforting. I wonder if it could be made in a slow cooker too? I’ve been using our slow cooker a lot lately.

  8. YUM that looks simple and simply delicious !

  9. Looks amazing. i just pinned it to my must try board!

  10. Kristy says:

    I’m all for a simple dish and this one looks warm and comforting. 🙂

  11. mjskit says:

    What a beautiful dish and so simple! I could definitely eat this! Thanks!

  12. Anything with peas and pork has my vote!

  13. suituapui says:

    This looks so good, reminds me of something my mum used to cook and I grew up eating, sure loved it. Would love to give this a try, thanks for sharing.

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