Vegetable Atchara Recipe

Learn how to make this popular Filipino side-dish with this recipe.

Categories Appetizer, Vegetable, Del Monte Pineapple
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time12 mins.
Number of Servings 5


    • 2/3 cup carrot, peeled and cut into strips
    • 2/3 cup singkamas, peeled and cut into strips
    • 1/4 cup bell pepper, green, cut into strips
    • 1/4 cup bell pepper, red, cut into strips
    • 7 pc sibuyas Tagalog/shallots, peeled, whole
    • 1 Tbsp ginger, cut into strips
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits (115g), drained
    • 1/2 cup DEL MONTE Red Cane Vinegar
    • 1/2 cup sugar, white
    • 1/2 tsp salt

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Measuring Cups
    • Chopping Board
    • Pot
    • Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Simmering


1. Arrange vegetables and DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits in a sterilized jar.
2. Combine syrup ingredients and simmer uncovered over low heat (without stirring) for 5 minutes.
3. Pour over vegetables mixture while still hot then cover.

Lusog Notes

This vegetable dish is a good source of vitamin A that helps keep the immune system healthy, and of vitamin C that helps enhance the absorption of iron in the body.

Chef's Tip

Sealing the jars of preserved fruits or vegetables while hot prevents bacteria from entering. Atchara is best served after 2 days so the flavors are better infused.


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