Hearty Lumpia Recipe

Try this healthy, budget-friendly lumpia recipe made tasty with rich tomato sauce.

Hearty Lumpia Recipe

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Preparation Time

20 mins.

Cooking Time

35 mins.

Serving Size



  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup onion, red, chopped
  • 200 g pork, ground
  • 500 g puso ng saging/banana heart, trimmed then finely chopped
  • 2/3 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, black
  • 15 pcs lumpia wrapper
  • 2 cups oil, for deep frying


1. Sauté garlic, onion, ground pork, and banana heart in oil. Cook for 10 minutes. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes or until almost dry.
2. Place 2 tablespoons of mixture on each lumpia wrapper. Roll and seal edges with water. Deep fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve.

Lusog Notes

Two servings of this hearty dish contains iron needed for making red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body.

Chef's Tip

Banana hearts turn a dark color when exposed to air. To keep this from happening, soak the chopped banana hearts in water with a squeeze of calamansi. Drain well just before using.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Slicing
  • Deep Frying
  • Sautéing

Cooking Tools Needed

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

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