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Ginataang Bitsuelas

Sliced green beans cooked in coconut milk with pork and chili pepper.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Vegetable Recipe
Cuisine: Fiipino
Keyword: ginataan, ginataang gulay
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 441kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 cups long green beans sliced
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3 tablespoons shrimp paste bagoong alamang
  • 3 ounces pork sliced into small thin pieces
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 3 pieces Thai chili chopped
  • 1 thumb ginger minced
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute onion, garlic, and ginger.
  • Add pork once the onion softens. Cook until the color of the pork turns brown.
  • Pour coconut milk into the pot. Let boil.
  • Add chili pepper. Stir. Cover the pot and cook between low to medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Add shrimp paste (bagoong alamang). Stir and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Put the sliced long green beans in the pot. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add spinach. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Season with ground black pepper. Note: you can add salt if needed.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1085IU | Vitamin C: 14.5mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 5.6mg