Easy Tomato Asado Recipe

Cook this easy, heartwarming dish on busy weeknights.


Easy Tomato Asado Recipe

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Preparation Time

15 mins.

Cooking Time

42 mins.

Serving Size



  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp garlic, crushed
  • 3 pc sibuyas Tagalog/shallots, cut into half
  • 1 Tbsp liver spread
  • 350 g pork, kasim, cut into 2 x 2-inch chunks
  • 1 Tbsp sugar, brown
  • 1 pc bay leaf/laurel leaf
  • 2/3 cup water
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup kamote, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, red, cut into strips


1. Sauté garlic and shallots for 2 minutes. Add liver spread, pork, and brown sugar. Sauté for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

2. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, stir then add laurel and water. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and turn down to simmer for 20 minutes or until pork is tender, stirring occasionally.

3. Add kamote and bell peppers. Simmer for 7 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This dish is rich in vitamin A that maintains healthy vision and healthy skin. It is also a source of vitamin B1 that helps the body convert food into energy.

Chef's Tip

Browning the meat gives a meatier taste to the dish. Be careful though in browning as the brown sugar might burn. Cook the pork until the brown sugar caramelizes.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Slicing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Chopping Board

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