Monggo with Spam Recipe

This monggo chowder gets a kick of flavor from Spam.

Get creative in the kitchen with Spam! This monggo chowder gets a kick of flavor from Spam. It’s a comforting bowl that will keep you company on rainy days. 

Monggo with Spam Recipe

Roselle Miranda
This monggo chowder gets a kick of flavor from Spam.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 10


Monggo with Spam Ingredients

  • 2 Potatoes peeled, cubed
  • 2 medium carrots peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup monggo beans rinsed
  • 1 Small red onion peeled, chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 340-gram can Spam cubed
  • Salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • Place potatoes, carrots, and monggo beans at the bottom of the slow cooker pot. Add onion, garlic, ground cumin, curry powder, Spanish paprika, turmeric, bouillon cube, and water. Stir. Cover and cook on High for 4 hours or until potatoes, carrots, and monggo beans are tender.
  • Mash the chowder slightly with forks. Add canned meat in the last hour of cooking to cook until heated through. Season with more salt and ground black pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls, and serve with crackers. Recipe originally published in the August 2017 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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