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Guisado is the Filipino term for sauté. Below is a recipe for beef guisado. However, beef can be replaced by any meat, seafood or vegetable. Sautéed dishes are generally served in the Philippines in combination with rice.




Beef Guisado Recipe


Estimated cooking time: 30 minutes.


Beef Guisado Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo beef tenderloin, cut into strips

  • 3 tomatoes, sliced

  • 2 onions, finely chopped

  • 1 small head minced garlic

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 4 cups of beef broth or bouillon

  • 1 teaspoon of salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 4 tablespoons of cooking oil

Guisado Cooking Instructions:

  • Heat oil in a cooking pan.

  • Sauté the garlic and onions.

  • Add the sliced tomatoes

  • Then add the beef, soy sauce, beef broth, salt and pepper.

  • Bring to a boil then simmer until beef is tender.

Cooking Tips:

  • The above beef guisado recipe can be used for vegetables and other meats.

  • For vegetable dishes, replace the beef with about 200 grams of pork and add the vegetable (e.g. Baguio beans). The salt and pepper can be omitted.

  • Reduce the broth to 2 cups for vegetable dishes or use plain water instead.

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