1. Soak ampalaya in salt and water for 10 minutes. Rinse, drain and squeeze. Set aside.
2. Sauté garlic, onion, and beef. Add bouillon cube, DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, sugar, salt, and water. Boil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Add sotanghon and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add ampalaya and cook for 3 minutes or until tender.
Soaking the ampalaya in salt water draws out the bitter juices of the ampalaya.
Did you know that ampalaya can help lower blood sugar and is a good source of Vitamin C that may help fight common infections and act as an antioxidant?