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How To Prepare Kalabasa

This is an affordable and plentiful vegetable.
Kalabasa is a local variant of squash that is affordable and plentiful. It's a hearty vegetable that, when cooked, is sweet, tender, and mashes well. What can be daunting is the sheer size of the kalabasa. It is big when you find it on the ...

What's The Difference: Kalabasa Vs. Pumpkin

A kalabasa is not a pumpkin.
Two of the most popular Yummy.ph recipes of 2020 were kalabasa recipes: the ginataang kalabasa with SPAM and and kalabasang okoy. Kalabasa is a local variant of squash that is affordable and plentiful. It's a hearty vegetable that, when cooked, is sweet, tender, and ...

All The Ways You Can Cook Kalabasa

Use any of these techniques to cook it differently every time.
You can do more than just simmer kalabasa on the stove. In fact, your dishes might be better off if you didn't just boil it! If you roasted the kalabasa instead of just boiling or steaming chunks in water, you will actually develop more flavor, caramelize the ...

Top Gulay Recipes of 2020: Ginisang Ampalaya, Veggie Sinigang, and Kalabasang Ukoy

Filipino vegetables for Filipino recipes.
Filipinos love their meaty dishes, especially those made with pork and chicken, but that's not to say we don't have a love for vegetables. In fact, the vegetable recipes that resonate the most with us are those that we cook everyday. Classic recipes such ...

Ginataang Kalabasa with Pork Luncheon Meat Recipe

Make it meatier with SPAM!
Ginataang kalabasa is one of those Filipino recipes that is naturally vegetarian. We love the flavor of patis or bagoong alamang instead of salt to make it super tasty. However, for some, there's something missing. For those who miss the meat, this recipe will solve that ...

Lutik Recipe

This Ilonggo recipe is similar to the ginataang kalabasa.
You'll love this extra special combination of squash, pork, shrimp, and coconut if you love the ginataang kalabasa. Lutik is a classic Ilonggo dish enjoyed by many households in Bacolod, Iloilo, and the Negros island in the south. It’s very similar to the traditional ginataang ...

Is Kalabasa Different From A Pumpkin?

Pumpkins are scarce in the Philippines but this is just as good.
It’s that time of the year when the rest of the world celebrates Autumn and pumpkin season. For us in the Philippines though, we may encounter a few imported pumpkins in the groceries, but we generally still pick up squash instead. Is squash ...

All The Gata + Kalabasa Recipes You Need

Ginataang kalabasa isn't the only dish you can make.
Coconut milk, or gata, is widely used in Asian cuisine, and it makes kalabasa and other ingredients sweet, creamy, savory, and definitely delicious. You can do so much with even just a quarter of a whole kalabasa, or squash, yet this hearty vegetable seems to ...

Ginataang Kalabasa at Malunggay Recipe

This squash in coconut cream is a side dish that's hearty enough to be your ulam.
This side dish is a creamy, chunky, and incredibly delicious served as the side dish of your favorite fried food. Made with squash and moringa leaves simmered in coconut cream, we think this is hearty enough that it anyone who loves vegetables will happily ...

WATCH: How to Make Ginataang Manok at Kalabasa Recipe

It's a favorite for a reason!
This Filipino chicken dish is a hearty dish that's easy to prepare. Most of the ingredients are likely to be in your kitchen already! Simmer gently when cooking the coconut milk and you'll get a chicken dish that's creamy and flavorful—you'll want to ...

Roasting is the Best Thing You Can Do to Kalabasa

Roasting gives it extra flavor.
Almost anything that’s been roasted is going to be extra flavorful: it's the easiest  way to get the most out of your ingredients. When meat or veggies have been browned to perfection, you get wonderfully crisp, tasty bits.That’s why roasting even the ...

Roasted Kalabasa Salad Recipe

The roasted kalabasa in this salad makes for a filling appetizer or even a light lunch.
This filling salad not only has roasted kalabasa, but also asian pears, and is topped with cranberry vinagrette. This seemingly sophisticated dish is actually easy to make. This salad makes for a filling appetizer or even a light lunch. ...

Ginataang Manok at Kalabasa Recipe

Cook chicken in coconut milk along with a favorite vegetable, squash.
Ginataang manok at kalabasa, or chicken and squash cooked in coconut milk, is a simple dinner you can put together in minutes. It makes use of several pantry staples, too! Remember to simmer the sauce gently to avoid burning the coconut milk. ...

Ginisang Sitaw at Kalabasa (Sautéed Green Beans and Squash) Recipe

This stir-fry is a healthy side dish that comes together in only a few minutes.
Need a quick and easy pick-me-up? Try this ginisang sitaw at kalabasa recipe!This stir-fry is a healthy side dish that comes together in only a few minutes. Sautéing the vegetables gives it a beautiful and vibrant color that is sure to make ...

WATCH: How to Make Ginataang Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa

A simple yet hearty Filipino dish with shrimp and veggies cooked in coconut milk.
A quick, simple yet hearty Filipino dish. Make sure to let the coconut milk simmer until it becomes a little oily in consistency—this gives your dish creamy tones. ...

Ginataang Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa Recipe (Shrimp in Coconut Milk)

A simple yet a hearty dish with shrimp, veggies, and creamy sauce made with coconut milk.
This ginataang hipon recipe is cooked in coconut milk and other delicious ingredients. It makes for a hearty dish filled with vegetables such as squash and string beans. Want to make it extra healthy? Add in a few bundles of kangkong. This ...

Garlic-Roasted Kalabasa Recipe

This is a great side to any entree!
This is a great side to any entree! ...

Kalabasa-Carrot Spread Recipe

A light yet nutritious after-school snack!
A light yet nutritious after-school snack! ...

Creamy Kalabasa Soup Recipe

This creamy soup also has loads of vitamin A and beta carotene.
This creamy soup also has loads of vitamin A and beta carotene. ...

Spaghetti with Squash Puree

Make a big batch of this in advance so you can quickly enjoy it whenever the craving hits you.
 Make a big batch of this healthy spaghetti sauce in advance so you can quickly enjoy your favorite pasta dish whenever the craving hits you. Serve this with Oven-Baked Fried Chicken. ...
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