Abitsuelas Guisado Recipe (Ginisang Baguio Beans)

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  August 30, 2020

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This Abitsuelas Guisado recipe is somehow popular in the Philippines because it is one of the easiest and quickest dish to cook and the ingredients are very simple and cheap to buy which is affordable for all people who are really on a tight budget.
Abitsuelas Guisado Recipe (Ginisang Baguio Beans)

History

Baguio Beans / Snap Beans (formerly called String Beans), Flat Green Beans (Italian), Haricot Vert (French).

In the Philippines, we call these delectable green vegetable Baguio Beans because they are mostly grown in the Mountain Province where the temperature is cooler than the Lowlands.
Ginisang Baguio Beans

Abitsuelas guisado recipe (baguio beans stew)

This Abitsuelas Guisado recipe is somehow popular in the Philippines because it is one of the easiest and quickest dishes to cook and the ingredients are very simple and cheap to buy which is affordable.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $4

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • ½ cup Onion (sliced)
  • ½ cup Tomato (sliced)
  • ½ cup Pork meat (Cubed)
  • ¼ cup Shrimp
  • ¼ kg abitsuelas (Baguio beans/ string beans) (sliced)
  • 1 cup shrimp soup
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper

Instructions

  • Saute onion, garlic, tomato in a preheat oil in a pan.
  • Add pork meat until red disappeared and meat is tender
  • Add shrimp and Abitsuelas (Baguio Beans).
  • Pour the shrimp soup.
  • Wait until the vegetable is cooked.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

Health Benefits of Abitsuelas Guisado

Abitsuelas are a good source of Carbohydrate, a moderate amount of Protein, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C and Beta – Carotene which converts into Vitamin A, B- vitamins and trace amounts of Calcium, Iron, and Potassium.

This Abitsuelas Guisado recipe is easy to cook and a healthy one which doesn’t require more time to prepare. Serve this with Hot Rice and some of your favorite recipes that can also be found on this website.

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.