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Kinamatisang Baka

Beef neck bones cooked with snake beans, sweet potato leaves, and tomato.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef soup, kinamatisang manok
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 4 lbs. beef neck bone
  • 1 piece Knorr beef cube
  • 6 cups water
  • 6 pieces tomato cubed
  • 1 piece onion cubed
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 12 pieces sitaw sliced in 2-inch pieces
  • 3 cups sweet potato leaves
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Patis and ground black pepper to taste


  • Pour water in a cooking pot. Add beef. Let boil. Continue boiling for 60 to 890 minutes or until the meat tenderizes.
  • Remove the beef from the pot. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion and garlic. Add tomato. Cook until onion and tomato softens.
  • Put the beef neck bones into the pot. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Pour-in beef stock (water used to tenderize beef). Let boil.
  • Add Knorr Beef Cube. Stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Season with patis and ground black pepper.
  • Add sitaw. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add sweet potato leaves (dahon ng kamote). Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot with rice.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1018IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg