Vegetable Pastel Recipe

You'll enjoy eating more veggies with this creamy dish.

Categories Main Dish, Vegetable, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time20 min.
Cooking Time35 mins.
Number of Servings 6


    • 1 Tbsp margarine
    • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup milk, evaporated, combined with 1/4 cup water
    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 1 Tbsp garlic, crushed
    • 1/4 cup onion, sliced
    • 1 1/3 cup carrot, sliced
    • 1 cup potato, sliced
    • 1 cup singkamas, diced
    • 1/2 cup button mushroom, canned, sliced
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • 1 pc bay leaf/laurel leaf
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (250g)
    • 1 can sausage, vienna (415g), drained and sliced
    • 1/2 cup bell pepper, red, cut into squares
    • 1/2 cup cheese, grated

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Grater
    • Pot


1. White Sauce: Melt margarine. Add flour while stirring. Remove from heat. Add milk mixture gradually while stirring. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until thick. Set aside.
2. Sauté garlic, onion and vegetables except bell pepper. Add water, salt, pepper, and laurel leaf. Cook for 10 minutes.
3. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and vienna sausage. Cook for another 10 minutes. Add bell pepper and white sauce. Allow to simmer. Top with grated cheese.

Lusog Notes

This dish is an excellent source of vitamin A which is important for the maintenance of the normal structure and function of the skin. It is also a source of vitamins B2 and C. Vitamin B2 is needed for healthy skin while vitamin C helps fight common infections.

Chef's Tip

Be sure to slightly toast the flour in the margarine. You will know it is ready when the flour smells nutty but the mixture is not browned.


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