Beef Arroz a la Cubana


Ingredients:
400 grams lean ground beef
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, minced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 beef bouillon cube
1/4 cup fermented black soy beans
1/4 cup raisins
4 pieces ripe cardava bananas, halves
4 raw eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
sugar, salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry banana until light brown. Drain and set aside.
2. In a same pan, fry sunny-side up egg until set. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, saute garlic, onion, then add ground meat and cook until light brown.
2. Add tomato paste, beef bouillon, soy sauce and ground pepper then cook for 10 minutes. Add a little water if necessary.
3. Add black soy beans and raisins then simmer for another 3 minutes.
4. Adjust seasoning with sugar and salt according to taste then cook until nearly dry.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed rice, fried banana and egg.

Spaghetti and Meatballs


Ingredients:
350 grams spaghetti(any prefer pasta)

Sauce:
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 can(28 oz) crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
1/4 cup basil, finely chopped
1/4 cup red wine
1 beef bouillon
1 tablespoon sugar
salt and pepper to taste

Meatballs:
500 grams lean ground beef
1 raw egg
2 tablespoons bread crumbs
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon dried oregano flakes

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare the pasta based on cooking instructions until aldente. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, eggs, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and oregano. Mixed well.
2. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of the mixture and roll and compress to form 1 1/2″ round meat balls. Continue this step until the mixture is consumed.
3. In a frying pan, heat olive oil and fry meatballs for about 5-10 minutes depending on the size or until color turns to golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a sauce pan, heat olive oil on medium heat. Saute onions and garlic.
2. Add crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, basil and parsley then stir to blend.
3. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
4. Add red wine, beef bouillon, Parmesan cheese, adjust seasoning with salt, pepper and sugar according to taste.
5. Add meatballs and gently stir then simmer for another 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally.

Part 4
1. Prepare pasta on pasta tray, add sauce and meatballs, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Garnish with parsley then serve with garlic bread.

Tender Braised Beef and Tendon


Ingredients:
500 grams beef brisket, cut into serving pieces
500 grams beef tendons, cut into serving pieces
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 small onions, chopped
7 cups beef stock
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 pieces star anise
a bunch of bok choy, trimmed
3 stalks spring onions, chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil
fish sauce and pepper to taste
1/4 cup cooking wine(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large wok, heat oil then stir fry beef and tendon until brown.
2. Pour cooking wine then toss and let it evaporate.
3. Remove everything from the wok and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same wok, heat oil then saute ginger, garlic and onion.
2. Pour beef stock, soy sauce, oyster sauce, star anise and sugar then stir and bring to boil.
3. Add tendon then cover and simmer in a low heat for an hour.
4. Add beef then simmer for another hour or until tendon and beef are tender. Add more water if necessary.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste then add bok choy, spring onions then simmer for a minute.
6. Turn off the heat then transfer to serving bowl. Enjoy!

Notes:
1. You may add 3 teaspoons of cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water to thicken the sauce.

Sinigang na Baka sa Pakwan


Ingredients:
1 kilo beef brisket, cut into serving pieces
2 cups tamarind juice or 1 pack sampaloc mix
1 big-sized onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, julienned
1 regular sized watermelon(pakwan), seeded and sliced into cubes
3 medium-sized taro(gabi), peeled and cut into cubes
1 bundle of string beans(sitaw), cut into 2 inches long
1 bundle of river spinach(kangkong leaves)
3 pieces green pepper(siling haba)
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste
1 1/2 liters water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a casserole, heat oil then place beef and cook in batches until browned. Remove.

Part 2
1. In same casserole, saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Add watermelon slices then cook for 5 minutes.
3. Put back beef then cover and simmer in a low heat for 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender. Add more water if necessary. (Pressure cooker takes less time.)
4. Add gabi and tamarind juice then simmer for 15 minutes or until tender.
5. Add green pepper and string beans then simmer for another 5 minutes.
6. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce, ground pepper then add kangkong.
7. Turn off the heat then let it sit for 1-2 minutes or until kangkong is cooked.
8. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot with steamed rice.

Beef Nachos


Ingredients:
1 large onion, minced
1/2 kilo ground beef
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 pack 40g mcCormick Taco seasoning mix
2 piece tomatoes, minced,
1 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 tablespoon sour cream
4 tablespoon cheese spread
1 pack nachos chips

Procedures:
1. In a bowl, combine the beef and the taco seasoning mix. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and saute onion until translucent. Add the beef and continue suateing until the beef is browned and cooked, around 10-15 minutes. Transfer the beef in a plate with tissue to absorb excess oil.
2. In a big flat serving plate, arrange the nachos. Top with desire amount of grated cheese, beef, cabbage, tomatoes. Drizzle with sour cream and cheese spread.

Pepper Corn and Beef


Ingredients:
400 grams ground beef, wash and drain
1/2 cup corn kernels
2 tablespoons finely chopped white onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon freshly crushed/ground black pepper
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1/4 cup butter/margarine
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup water
a dash of salt
1 teaspoon freshly crushed/ground black pepper (Garnishing)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, cook ground beef until almost dry. Add oil then melt butter.
2. Add garlic and onion then stir cook for another 2 minutes.
3. Add corn kernel, soy sauce, oyster sauce, water, honey, salt and ground pepper then cook for another 5-7 minutes.
4. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Transfer into serving plate then sprinkle with black pepper.
6. Garnish with spring onions. Serve hot immediately.

Bakareta


Ingredients:
500 grams beef, cut into chunks
1 can (85 grams)liver spread
1 large onions, minced
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup soy sauce
250 grams tomato sauce
3 large potatoes, cubed
2 large carrots, cubed
2 red and green bell peppers, diced
1 small can snow peas, drained
6 cups water or beef stock
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2-3 hot chili(labuyo), chopped(optional)
1/4 cup cheese, grated or cubed(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan heat oil and fry potatoes and carrots until golden brown.
2. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic and onions.
2. Add beef, continue sauteing for 5 minutes.
3. Add water and simmer for at least 1-2 hour or until beef is tender. Add water if necessary.
4. Add soy sauce, tomato sauce, bay leaves, salt and ground pepper then simmer for 5-8 minutes.
5. Add carrots, potatoes, bell pepper, snowpeas and chili. Simmer for 5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
7. Add liverspread and cheese and simmer for another 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
8. Transfer to serving plate and serve with steamed rice.

Kalderetang Baka


Ingredients:
500 grams beef, cut into chunks
1 can (85 grams)liver spread
1 large onions, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
250 grams tomato sauce
3 large potatoes, cubed
2 large carrots, cubed
2 red and green bell peppers, diced
4-5 cups water or beef stock
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2-3 hot chili(labuyo), chopped(optional)
1/4 cup cheese, grated or cubed(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan heat oil and fry potatoes and carrots until golden brown.
2. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic and onions.
2. Add beef, continue sauteing for 5 minutes.
3. Add water and simmer for at least 1-2 hour or until beef is tender. Add water if necessary.
4. Add tomato sauce,liver spread and bay leaves, simmer for 5-8 minutes.
5. Add carrots, potatoes, bell pepper and chili. Simmer for 5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Adjust seasoning with sugar, salt and pepper according to taste.
7. Add cheese and simmer for another 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
8. Transfer to serving plate and serve with steamed rice.

Stir Fry Beef and Mushroom with Asian Sauce

Ingredients:
500 grams beef sirloin, slice thinly into serving pieces
1 cup sliced mushroom
15 pieces snow peas
1 onion, chopped
salt to taste
3/4 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in 4 tablespoons water

Asian Sauce:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
1.In a pan, heat oil and beef then stir fry over high heat for 3 minutes or until light brown.
2. Add onion and mushroom then cook until beef is almost tender.
3. Add snow peas and Asian sauce then stir cook for a minute.
4. Add beef broth then simmer for another minute. Season according to taste.
5. Add dissolved cornstarch then cook the sauce thickens.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.

Honey Pepper Beef

Filipino Style Recipe: Honey Pepper Beef is a simple yet mouth-watering beef dish consisting of thinly sliced beef stir fried until tender and light brown. Serve with honey sauce and corn kernels then sprinkle with freshly crushed black pepper.

Ingredients:
400 grams beef sirloin/tenderloin, thinly sliced
1/4 cup corn kernels
1/2 teaspoon freshly crushed/ground black pepper
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1/4 cup butter/margarine
2 tablespoons spring onions

Marinade:
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon freshly crushed/ground black pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Honey Sauce:
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons finely chopped white onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon cornstarch
a dash of salt

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Pat dry beef then marinate for at least 15 minutes. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, combine honey sauce mixture then simmer for 3 minutes(keep stirring) or until thicken. Keep warm and Set aside.

Part 3.
1. In a pan, melt butter then stir cook corn kernels for 3-5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
2. In a same pan, stir fry marinated beef over medium heat until dry and light brown. Add remaining butter then turn off heat.

Part 4
1. Transfer stir fried beef into serving plate then top with corn kernels.
2. Sprinkle with black pepper then drizzle with honey sauce.
3. Garnish with spring onions. Serve hot immediately.