Filipino Beef Giniling
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 medium carrots, diced into small pieces
  • 3 medium potatoes, diced into small pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced into small pieces
  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced into small pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper
  1. Soak cubed potatoes and carrots in 1 cup of water and set aside.
  2. Brown beef in skillet on high heat until no longer pink and most of the oil comes out, about 7 minutes. Remove excess oil, leaving about 2 tbsp just enough for sautéing.
  3. Throw in garlic and onions and cook for about 5 minutes till garlic has slightly browned and onions are translucent.
  4. Add soaked potatoes and carrots, discarding water. Sauté for 1 minute.
  5. Add bell peppers, and mix.
  6. Add soy sauce.
  7. Add tomato sauce, salt, and pepper, then mix.
  8. Cover skillet and simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring 3 times in 5-minute interval until potatoes and carrots are cooked and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  9. Serve with rice or if you are on a diet, eat as it is to cut on carbs.
Recipe by Russian Filipino Kitchen at