Tortang Monggo Recipe

Here's a creative way to enjoy healthy monggo!

Categories Main Dish, Vegetable, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time5 min.
Cooking Time50 mins.
Number of Servings 7


    • 1/3 cup monggo, green
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 cup alamang, fresh or dulong
    • 1 cup malunggay
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (115g)
    • 1/2 cup flour, all-purpose
    • 1/4 cup onion, red, chopped
    • 3 pc egg, beaten
    • 1 3/4 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper, black
    • 1 cup oil, for frying

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Pot
    • Wooden Spatula


  1. Bring to boil then simmer monggo in water for 30 minutes or until monggo is cooked. Combine monggo with remaining ingredients, except oil. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Fry every 2 tablespoons of mixture in hot oil. Cook until golden brown. Serve with DEL MONTE Chili Sauce or DEL MONTE Red Cane Vinegar.

Lusog Notes

This Tortang Monggo dish is a unique spin on the Filipino favorite high in Vitamin A that helps boost the family's immunity and eyesight. It also has calcium which helps in bone growth and development.

Chef's Tip

Fry the mixture in a pan over medium to high heat. This allows the batter to set and at the same time brown. A pan that is too hot will burn the batter.


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