How To Cook The Best Ginataang Bitsuelas

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Best Ginataang Bitsuelas Recipe

The bitsuelas or green beans are cooked in coconut milk. This is a popular Filipino dish that is inexpensive, but still tasty.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Vegetable recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 397kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1/2 kg Green Beans cut into strips
  • 1/4 kg Pork Meat ground
  • 1 cup Spinach Leaves
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Shrimp Paste
  • 3 pcs Cayenne Pepper chopped
  • 1 1/2 thumb Ginger thinly sliced
  • 1 pc Red Onion cut into small cubes
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed and minced
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper


  • Heat oil in a pan, saute onion until softened. Then, add the garlic and ginger. Mix.
  • Now, add the ground pork. Mix well.
  • Season the mixture with ground black pepper and shrimp paste. Cook for 10 minutes over low heat.
  • After 10 minutes, pour in the coconut milk. Stir until boil.
  • Now, add the green beans. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, add the spinach leaves. Bring to boil.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 633mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1878IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 4mg
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