Pochero with Pork and Beans
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Pochero with Pork and Beans

Pork belly stewed with chorizo, vegetables, saba banana, and beans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1685kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs pork belly cubed
  • 1 piece Knorr Pork Cube
  • 15 ounces pork and beans
  • 1 piece potato cubed
  • 2 pieces saba banana sliced
  • 1/4 head cabbage sliced
  • 1 bunch pechay
  • 18 pieces long green beans
  • 1 piece Chorizo de Bilbao sliced
  • 1 piece tomato cubed
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • Patis and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot. Saute onion and garlic.
  • Add pork once the onion softens. Saute until the color turns light brown.
  • Add Knorr Pork Cube. Stir and then add chorizo. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Pour water. Let boil. Cover the pot and adjust heat between low to medium. Cook for 45 to 60 minutes or until pork gets tender. Note: add more water as needed.
  • Put potato and saba banana into the pot. Cover and continue to boil for 5 minutes.
  • Pour pork and beans into the pot. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add long green beans, cabbage, and pechay. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Season with patis and ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy!


Calories: 1685kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 140g | Saturated Fat: 48g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 1128mg | Potassium: 2728mg | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 12822IU | Vitamin C: 186mg | Calcium: 514mg | Iron: 12mg