Easy Tomato Asado Recipe

Cook this easy, heartwarming dish on busy weeknights.

Categories Main Dish, Pork, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time15 min.
Cooking Time42 mins.
Number of Servings 4


    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 2 tsp garlic, crushed
    • 3 pc sibuyas Tagalog/shallots, cut into half
    • 1 Tbsp liver spread
    • 350 g pork, kasim, cut into 2 x 2-inch chunks
    • 1 Tbsp sugar, brown
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (200g)
    • 1 pc bay leaf/laurel leaf
    • 2/3 cup water
    • - salt, to taste
    • - pepper, to taste
    • 1 cup kamote, cut into chunks
    • 1/4 cup bell pepper, red, cut into strips

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Slicing


1. Sauté garlic and shallots for 2 minutes. Add liver spread, pork, and brown sugar. Sauté for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

2. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, stir then add laurel and water. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and turn down to simmer for 20 minutes or until pork is tender, stirring occasionally.

3. Add kamote and bell peppers. Simmer for 7 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This dish is rich in vitamin A that maintains healthy vision and healthy skin. It is also a source of vitamin B1 that helps the body convert food into energy.

Chef's Tip

Browning the meat gives a meatier taste to the dish. Be careful though in browning as the brown sugar might burn. Cook the pork until the brown sugar caramelizes.


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