Ginisang Kalabasa with Sayote Tops
Another Pinoy healthy vegetable dish, GINISANG KALABASA WITH SAYOTE TOPS. Kalabasa or Squash is a common vegetable ingredient for Pinakbet. But this time, kalabasa will be the star in our lunch.
GINISANG KALABASA with SAYOTE TOPS
1/4 kilo pork, sliced
1/2 kilo squash or kalabasa, peeled, seeded and sliced
bunch of sayote leaves
garlic, peeled and crushed
onion, peeled and sliced
fish sauce or patis
Boil sliced pork in 2 cups water, season with salt, covered, about 10 minutes. Separate cooked meat from broth.
In a separate pan, heat oil. Saute garlic, about a minute. Then add onions, saute until transluscent, about a minute also.
Add boiled meat, saute until they turned light brown.
Add sliced squash, stirring occassionaly, about 5 minutes. Then add the remaining pork broth.
Season with fish sauce and a little salt.
When squash slices are tender, drop sayote leaves. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Serve while hot with steaming white rice.
Best with FRIED PORKCHOP.