Ginataang Munggo (Mung Bean Soup)
Gintaang Munggo was one of my favorite dishes as I was growing up in the Philippines. I’ve been searching for a recipe for this online and I managed to find a good one!
Sautéed Mung Beans With Pork (Ginisang Munggos Na May Baboy)
Easy recipe for making sauteed mung beans with pork (ginisang monngo) and cabbage.
- 1 pound lean pork, cut into ½ inch strips
- 2 cups mung beans
- 8 cups of water
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- ½ medium onion, sliced
- 1 thumb-sized ginger, pounded
- 1 pork bouillon cube
- 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
- ¼ cabbage, coarsely chopped or spinach
- ½ tsp salt
- ? tsp ground black pepper
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Place mung beans in a 4-quart saucepan and rinse to remove impurities.
- Fill the pan with 6 cups of water and set to boil.
- Lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 25 minutes or until most of the water has dried up. The beans should puff up. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Heat skillet/pot and add olive oil. Saute garlic and onions until the garlic has brown a little and onions become translucent.
- Add the pork and salt and cook for 10 minutes or so until it has browned a bit.
- Add soy sauce and ginger and cook for another minute.
- Add the pre-boiled mung beans and sauté for about 2 minutes.
- Add 2 cups of water, bouillon cube, and pepper. Stir to mix. Bring to a boil and simmer for another 15 minutes to soften and cook the pork thoroughly.
- Add chopped cabbage and cook until it has slightly wilted, about a minute.
- Serve hot.