Creamy And Cheesy Pork Menudo Recipe

Find out our sauce-sarap twist to the classic Menudo!


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Preparation Time

10 mins.

Cooking Time

40 mins.

Serving Size



  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp onion, red, chopped
  • 3/4 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 400 g pork, kasim, trimmed, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 pc bay leaf/laurel leaf
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3/4 cup carrot, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose cream
  • 1/4 cup melting cheese
  • 1/8 Tbsp salt
  • 1/8 Tbsp pepper, black
  • 1/3 cup green peas


1. Sauté onion and garlic in oil.
2. Add the pork and cook until pale brown in color and liquid is reduced.
3. Add soy sauce, DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, bay leaf, and water. Cover and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
4. Add carrots and potatoes. Simmer for another 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
5. Add all-purpose cream and melting cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Lastly, add green peas. Serve.

Lusog Notes

This Creamy Cheesy Menudo recipe is rich in protein and vitamin A. Protein is necessary for growth and development, while vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy skin, as well as skeletal and soft tissues.

Chef's Tip

To keep your green peas a vibrant green color, add the peas into the pot but do not stir. Cover the pot with the heat turned off, and let the pot sit for a couple of minutes before serving.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Sautéing
  • Simmering
  • Slicing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Bowls
  • Chopping Board
  • Knife
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Pot
  • Spatula

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