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Ginataang Puso ng Saging

Banana blossoms cooked in coconut milk with ground pork and shrimp.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginataan, gulay
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 333kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 cups banana blossom sliced and cleaned
  • 40 grams Knorr Ginataang Gulay Mix
  • 1/2 cup ground pork
  • 8 pieces shrimp shell and head removed
  • 5 pieces Thai chili pepper
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Slice banana blossom into thin pieces. Soak in 1/2 cup vinegar for 15 minutes. Rinse and wring tight. Set aside.
  • Combine Knorr Ginataang Gulay Mix and water. Stir until powder dilutes completely. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pot. Add garlic and cook until it starts to brown.
  • Add onion. Saute while constantly stirring until onion softens.
  • Add ground pork. Cook until pork turns light brown.
  • Put the banana blossoms in the pan. Saute for 2 minutes. Pour vinegar. Cover and cook in medium heat for another 2 minutes.
  • Pour Knorr Ginataang Gulay mixture and add chili peppers. Let boil. Cover the pot and continue cooking in low to medium heat for 7 to 10 minutes. Note: add more water as needed.
  • Add shrimp. Cook for 2 minutes. Season with ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 861mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 68mg