Independence day recipe: Longganisa & Beef Stew



2 tbsp              butter

1/2 cup           onion, minced

2 tbsp              garlic, minced

500g               beef sirloin or brisket, cut into cubes

1 pack             Clara Olé Filipino Style Pasta Sauce

3 cups             water

250g               Longganisa Hamonado or garlic flavor,

                       sliced about 1.2

1/4 cup           grated cheddar cheese

1/8 tsp            McCormick Ground Black Pepper

1tsp                 McCormick Iodized Salt

1 cup               carrots, diced

1/2 cup           green peas

1 pc                 red bell pepper, diced




1) Sauté onions, garlic and beef in butter.

2) Add Clara Ole Filipino Style Pasta Sauce, water and simmer for an hour or until beef become tender.

3)  Add longganisa, cheese and seasoning. Cook for another 5 minutes.

4) Add the vegetables and simmer more until cooked.

Serves 8


Hack-  To have that nice brown color on your stewed meats, sear meat on all sides before pouring in the liquid.  This will also give you a more deep flavored stew.