pinakbet mixed vegetable stew without shrimp paste
Pinakbet Mixed Vegetable Stew Without Shrimp Paste
Prep Time
18 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
38 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino, Philippines, Southeast Asia
Keyword: pakbet, pinakbet, vegetable stew
Servings: 5
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium eggplant, quarter sliced
  • 1 cup fresh okra, cut the tip and top hard part off
  • 1 cup squash, quarter sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced or chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • vegetable oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.

  2. Saute onion until soft, then add garlic. 

  3. Toss in the beef. Stir until brown.

  4. Add tomato, squash, and water. Mix and cover. Cook for 3 minutes.

  5. Remove cover. Add eggplant, okra, fish sauce and tomato paste. Mix well to blend. Cover. Cook for 7 minutes.

  6. Uncover. Season to taste. Add more salt and pepper if needed. Cover.

  7. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  8. Serve with plain white rice or your favorite veggies, like corn or potatoes.