Pinakbet ( Philippine Vegetable Stew)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by gailinsik

This is a famous Philippine vegetarian main dish. Very healthy because it is a mixture of different kinds of vegetables

Top Review by Pinaygourmet 345142

This recipe is missing the key ingredient, shrimp paste or bagoong, but I guess this is a vegetarian version. I normally add lots of tomatoes and sautee it with shirmp paste and browned pork bits, then the veggies. I would add bitter melon or ampalaya as well. If you go to Ilocos, try the Pinakbet at the Villa Angela B&B, its awesome!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ginger, garlic and onions.
  2. Add two cups of water and all the ingredients.
  3. Simmer vigourously for 20 minutes.
  4. Stirring often.
  5. It is done when the liquid is thick and the vegetables are tender.
  6. Add salt if necessary.
  7. Remove the ginger.

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