Munggo Guisado Filipino Dish For Diabetes
How This Helps
With its minimal fat and sodium content, and significant dietary fiber, this dish can surely help CVD patients. Its ingredients are also low in GI that makes it appropriate for Diabetic patients. However moderation and balance should be considered because too much consumption may lead to arthritis and kidney complications as mung beans are rich in proteins.
Preparation time: 45 minutesServes: 8
1. Uncooked Mung beans- 1 ¾ cups
2. Lean Pork- 1 cup
3. Spinach leaves- 1 cup, frozen
4. Ripe Tomatoes- 1 cup
5. White Onions- 1 cup
6. Shrimp- 1 cup, peeled and deveined
7. Garlic- 2 cloves
8. Corn Oil- 1 tbsp.
9. Salt- 1 tsp.
10. Ground pepper – 1 tsp.
11. Water- 4 cups
- 1. Wash the mung beans, and boil with 6 cups of water. It will take at least 1½ to 2 hours for the mung beans to be tender. This step must be done hours before the preparation of the dish itself.
- 2. Osterize the garlic and chop the onions and ripe tomatoes. Slice the lean pork into chunks.
- 3. Heat oil in a saucepan or skillet or any appropriate pan. Add the garlic then sauté. Cook until garlic turns golden brown. Add the onions and tomatoes and cook until the skin of tomatoes begin to curl. Add the pork chunks, and cook until golden brown. Add the water and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
- 4. Add the mung beans to the sautéed ingredients and let it simmer for another 15 minutes.
- 5. Add the peeled shrimp, frozen spinach, and salt and ground pepper to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
Grams per serving: 240 g
Calories: 150 kcal
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Sodium: 350 mg
Total Fiber: 8 g
Protein: 15 g
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Potassium: 370 mg
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