Remember this dish? If you are Filipino and grew up in the Philippines, you would. If not, check out a cheap carinderia or turo-turo in any street corner in Metro Manila and chances are you’ll find it. It’s cheap, it can feed a crowd depending on three variables: how much rice you servewith it; how much potatoes are in the dish and how salty you make the dish. It has raisins to satisfy that infamous Filipino sweet tooth. Now do you remember?
I never cooked it before. Well, now I have… If there’s leftover I will mix it with tomatoe sauce and pasta to become a new dish!



* about 1 kg ground meat (pork or beef) low fat is better
* 1 large carrot, peeled and cubed
* 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and cubed
* 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and cubed
* 1/2 cup raisins
* 50 g green peas
* 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
* 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
* 1 tomatoe, finely chopped
* 3 tbsps. tomatoe paste
* 2 tbsps olive oil or any vegetable oil
* 1tsp. powder broth or broth cube
* salt and pepper to taste


—Heat a big pan, add olive oil and saute: onion, garlic, tomatoe, carrot and ground meat. Regularly break pork into smaller pieces with back of spoon, continue to cook until ground meat turns to brown.


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