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Pork Guisantes

Pork Guisantes is a delicious Filipino dish that can be made in under an hour. This healthy and quick meal is a tomato base pork stewed with sweet peas and bell peppers. Pork Guisantes literally translates to pork and peas.

Pork Guisantes is similar to Filipino Menudo in taste but ingredients are simplified so it can be served in a regular basis making it one of the best simple Filipino dish. Pork Guisantes is a simple yet delicious tomato-based pork dish cooked in tomato sauce together with green peas and bell peppers. An easy dish to make and a great Filipino comfort food!

Give this recipe a try. Make this and share with family and friends! Save this recipe or Pin It for later use. This dish is also a great party food or for potluck. Best when served over steamed rice or by itself. You can also make this dish using chicken or beef instead of pork or mixed. Check related recipes below by clicking on the name link below the picture to see complete recipe.

  • 1 lb pork butt or shoulder, cut into 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 bay leaves
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1/4 inch thick strips
  • 1 cup sweet peas
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced 
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 - 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional but adds to flavor)
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper and salt to taste

  1. In a medium pot, add pork, bay leaf and water. Bring into a boil and simmer for about 25 minutes or until fork-tender. Remove pork and save the remaining broth (about 1/2 cup).
  2. In a wok or a deep pan, heat and add cooking oil. Add garlic and onion. Saute for a minute and add boiled pork. Stir and cook for a minute. 
  3. Add soy sauce, tomato sauce and the broth. Simmer for about 5 minutes. Season with ground pepper, sugar and add salt if needed. 
  4. Add bell peppers and sweet peas. Stir gently and cook for about 3-5 minutes. 
  5. Transfer in a serving dish and serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!

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