Healthy Meals: Munggo Guisado
Low salt diet helps reduce systolic blood pressure by 2 to 8 mmH.
Less than 2.4 g, which is equivalent to one teaspoon of salt is the recommended daily intake.
Made with vegetables, seafood, lean meat, and a small amount of corn oil, this recipe will be a sure hit with your family.
1 tablespoon corn oil
2 cloves fresh garlic, crushed (or 1 tablespoon minced)
1 cup white onions, chopped
1 cup ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 cup (4 oz.) lean pork, thinly sliced
4 cups water
3 ½ cups precooked mung beans (from 1 3/4 cups dry beans)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
1 cup (4 oz.) shrimp, peeled and de-veined
1 cup spinach leaves
To cook dry, uncooked mung beans: wash and boil the mung beans in a large saucepan, using 6 cups of water. Cook until tender, about 1½ to 2 hours. Drain.
- In a skillet, heat oil and sauté crushed garlic until lightly brown.
- Add onion and tomatoes. Sauté until skin begins to curl.
- Add pork, and sauté until lightly brown.
- Add water, and simmer pork for about 15 minutes.
- Add the sautéed mix to mung beans, and continue to simmer for 15 minutes.
- Season with salt and ground pepper.
- Add peeled shrimp.
- Add spinach and cook for 4 minutes or until done.
- Serve and Enjoy !
|Total Fat||3.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
|Total Fiber||8 g|