Ginisang Munggo sa Hipon at Spinach

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 40 Mins Total Time: 50 Mins
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Ginisang Munggo, a traditional Filipino dish, is a hearty and healthy meal that is easy to prepare. Made from sautéed mung beans, this dish is a perfect combination of protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins. The addition of shrimp and spinach gives it a unique and delicious flavor that is sure to please the whole family.

Mung beans, also known as green gram, are a staple ingredient in many Asian cuisines. They are a rich source of protein, dietary fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals. They are also low in fat and calories, making them a healthy choice for those who are watching their weight.

Shrimp, on the other hand, are a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin B12. They are also low in calories, making them a perfect addition to any healthy diet. The shrimp in this dish adds a delicate and flavorful taste that complements the mung beans perfectly.

Spinach, a leafy green vegetable, is packed with nutrients such as vitamins A, C, and K, as well as iron and calcium. It is also a good source of dietary fiber and antioxidants, making it a great ingredient to include in any healthy diet. The spinach in this dish adds a nice texture and a burst of flavor that adds to the overall taste of the dish.

Ginisang Munggo with Shrimp and Spinach is a great dish to prepare for a family dinner or to take to a potluck. It’s a healthy, delicious, and easy-to-make dish that can be enjoyed by everyone. This dish is a perfect example of how traditional dishes can be adapted to fit a modern and healthy lifestyle.


0/11 Ingredients
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0/10 Instructions
  • In a pot over medium heat with cooking oil, add onion and sauté until it becomes translucent.
  • Add garlic and sauté until it turns light golden brown.
  • Add tomato and sauté until it released its juice.
  • Add shrimp into the pot and cook until it changes colour.
  • Add ground black pepper to taste and chicken cube into the pot.
  • Add water. Cover and bring it to a boil.
  • Add mung beans into the pot. Lower the heat. Cover and leave it simmering until mung beans become soft.
  • Add red chilis and fish sauce. Give it a quick stir.
  • Add spinach and cover.
  • Turn off the heat. Let the remaining heat steam the spinach. Serve while it’s hot. Enjoy!


You can soak the mung beans with water overnight for faster cooking time.


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