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Pork Guisantes Recipe

Tender pork strips in a delicious tomato-based stew with green peas and bell peppers. So healthy and flavorful, this Pork Guisantes recipe is so easy to make and ready in less than an hour!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: diced tomatoes, pork tenderloin, red bell pepper, sweet peas, tomato sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 500 grams pork tenderloin cut into 2-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 ounces
  • 2 pieces bay leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large or 2 small red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 cup frozen sweet peas or green peas thawed
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a deep skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil over medium heat until limp and aromatic.
    2 tablespoons oil, 1 medium yellow onion, 3 cloves garlic
  • Add the pork and then the fish sauce, cook until all sides are no longer pink. Pour in the diced tomatoes and add the bay leaves. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until tomatoes can easily be mashed with the back of a spoon.
    500 grams pork tenderloin, 2 tablespoons fish sauce, 1 can diced tomatoes, 2 pieces bay leaves
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    salt and pepper
  • Pour 1 cup water and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until pork becomes fork-tender and the liquids are again reduced.
    1 cup water
  • Then add the peas and bell pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes more just until they are cooked.
    1 large or 2 small red bell pepper, 1 cup frozen sweet peas or green peas
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.



Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 806mg | Potassium: 1360mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1517IU | Vitamin C: 66mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 5mg