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Filipino Pork Afritada

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Pork Afritada is simply “Stewed pork in tomato sauce”. This dish is similar to Menudo and Kaldereta (or Caldereta) and is usually cooked with wedges of carrots and potatoes. Bay leaves are also added for extra flavor and aroma.
  Pork 2 Pound, chopped
  Potato 1 Large, cut into wedges
  Carrot 1 Large, cut into wedges
  Dried bay leaves 3
  Tomato sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Beef broth/Pork broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Heat the cooking oil in a pan and sauté the garlic and onions

2. Add the pork and sauté until the outer parts are cooked (approximately 5 minutes)

3. Add the bay leaves and tomato sauce then simmer for 5 minutes

4. Add the ground black pepper then pour-in the broth and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes (or until the meat is tender)

5. Put-in the potato and carrots then simmer for 5 to 7 minutes

6. Add the bell pepper and simmer for 3 another minutes

7. Add salt to taste

8. Serve hot. Share and enjoy!

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Main Dish
Filipino Stewed Pork in Tomato Sauce
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 509 Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g17.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149.7 mg49.9%

Sodium 539.5 mg22.5%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.1%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 54 g108.8%

Vitamin A 76.5% Vitamin C 105.2%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 28%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Filipino Pork Afritada Recipe Video, Filipino Stewed Pork In Tomato Sauce