Kaldereta Bola-bola Recipe

Make meatballs more sauce-special with this recipe!

Categories Main Dish, Pork & Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time10 min
Cooking Time28 mins
Number of Servings 6


    • 300 g pork, ground
    • 2/3 cup bread crumbs
    • 1 pc egg
    • 1/3 cup onion, red, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp soy sauce

    Kaldereta Sauce:

    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
    • 1/4 cup liver spread
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Filipino Style Tomato Sauce (250g)
    • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/2 cup bell pepper, green, cut into 1 x 1-inch cubes
    • 1/2 cup bell pepper, red, cut into 1 x 1-inch cubes
    • 1 cup potato, cut into chunks then fried

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Cup
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Mixing Bowl
    • Spatula
    • Tray

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Sautéing
    • Simmering
    • Slicing


1. Mix ground pork, bread crumbs, egg, onion, and soy sauce together until well incorporated then form every 1 tablespoon of the bola-bola mixture into balls.
2. For the Kaldereta Sauce: In a pan, sauté the garlic in oil until aromatic. Add the liver spread then sauté for 1 minute. Add the DEL MONTE Filipino Style Tomato Sauce, soy sauce, and water. Add the balls then let it simmer covered until balls are cooked.
3. Turn the heat off then add the green and red bell pepper. Cover for another 3 minutes. Serve with fried potatoes.


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