Nilagang Baboy (Boiled Pork with Vegetables)

Filipino Nilagang Baboy

My family loves nilaga like this nilagang baboy. This type of recipe are soupy kind of food dish and if we have this recipe on our table, my kids quickly finish their meal and ready to go to their next activity, which is playing. I remember back then that we used to have this dish (we call it nilat-an in our bisayan dialect) during Sunday’s lunch together with my in-laws every weekend.

Anyways, Nilaga in filipino means ‘boiled’ and one of them is this Nilagang Baboy which is another filipino recipe that is easy to make that you just throw everything in the pot and let it cook until tender. Aside from pork, you can use beef, shrimp or any kind you like and just add any vegetables of your choice.

Me, personally like to add Corns and ripe saba (banana plantain) in cooking this filipino dish. I sometimes add pork and beans, and even add a thumb-size ginger for a pungent flavor.

 

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb. pork (choices of belly, hocks, neck or any bony parts of pork), cut into serving pieces
  • 5-6 cups water
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 green onions (scallions), sliced into 1” long
  • 1/4 tsp. peppercorn
  • salt to taste
  • 2 eddoes- also known as taro or gabi, quartered (optional)
  • 2 potatoes, quartered
  • 1 can pork and beans
  • pechay (bok choy) or cabbage leaves
(Kitchen Measurements)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Place pork in a big pot and let it covered with water. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and let it simmer until pork is tender for about an hour.
  2. Remove all the resulting scum that will rise to the top of the pot.
  3. Add crushed garlic, sliced onions, scallions, peppercorn and season with salt.
  4. Add quartered eddoes (if using) and potatoes. Cook until tender.
  5. Add the pork and beans. Simmer for 5 minutes. Correct the seasoning.
  6. Add pechay or cabbage leaves. Do not overcook the green vegetables.
  7. Remove from heat. Serve hot.

Check these Tips:

My Recipe Rating is 4.7 out of 5 stars: with 22 comment review(s)

Check Out More

Filipino Dish


Have You Tried These Other Filipino Recipe ?

SquashGuisado

Ingredients : 1 whole butternut squash pared, seeded and sliced 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1/2 lb. pork, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 cups water patis (fish sauce), salt and pepper, to taste chopped green onions, for garnishing (optional) Cooking Procedures : In a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook pork until it turns slightly brown. Add garlic, onions and tomatoes. Sauté for a few minutes[...]

ScrambledEggs

Ingredients : 2 eggs 2 tbsp. milk salt and pepper 1 or 2 tsp. butter (or bacon fat or vegetable oil) Cooking Procedures : Break eggs into bowl. Add milk and season with salt and pepper. Beat with fork. In a small heavy skillet, melt butter (or heat bacon fat or vegetable oil) over medium-low heat. Tip pan so bottom of pan is completely greased with fat. Pour in egg mixture. Using rubber spatula, stir to create curds, and pushin[...]

Roast Beef Filipino Style

Roast beef in Filipino style because its garlicky and has a salty flavor. This Roast beef recipe is simple and easy to cook which is to roast the beef meat in an oven. I’ve included a roasting guide which I recommend to follow in order to achieve that perfect roast beef. And always remember to covered with foil the roasted beef meat out of the over and let it rest for about 15-20 minutes before carving. We did this so tha[...]

Filipino Tinolang Manok

Tinolang Manok and some called them Nilagang Manok is another filipino food dish that I usually cook here in Canada. Tinolang manok recipe is also one of the filipino recipe that is easy to cook. But as a first time immigrant in Canada, buying filipino ingredients like papaya, sayote, chili leaves or malunggay is hard to find specially if you are staying in the rural areas where Asian store is hard to find. But as you got famil[...]

Lechon Kawali

Lechon Kawali Recipe is my family’s favorite Filipino food dish. My son and daughters love them and of course my husband love them too. When they ate this Filipino dish, they asked for the sauce which is a mixture of vinegar and patis (for bisaya) or tuyo (for the tagalog) and add some garlic, it taste so good. Anyways, hope you’ll enjoy this simple lechon kawali dish. Ingredients : Pork 1-1/2 lb. pork liempo (por[...]

22 Responses to “Nilagang Baboy (Boiled Pork with Vegetables)”

Read below or add a comment...

  1. Arwin says:

    Wahh! I miss pork. Thanks kabayan! pag uwi ko galing dito KSA, itong unang una kung ipapaluto sa aking misis.

  2. johnfranz says:

    first time ko magluto n2, ang tagal natapos pero saya ako kz masarap naman xa,hehehe:)… d2 ako sa abroad hirap mamuhay mag-isa…

Leave A Comment...

*