Pork Monggo Recipe

I still don’t have an answer as to why people typically cook monggo on a Friday. However, it should not stop us from cooking Pork Monggo any day of the week and any time of the day. After all, it is easy-to-prepare, budget-friendly, healthy, and delicious. I have the recipe with cooking video ready for you.

Pork Monggo Recipe


  • 1 cup mung beans
  • 6 ounces pork sliced into thin small pieces
  • 1 Knorr pork cube
  • 1 bunch spinach washed
  • 1 cup malunggay leaves
  • 2 medium tomato cubed
  • 1 medium onion cubed
  • 1/2 cup chicharon crumbled
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fish sauce patis
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute garlic, onion, and tomato.
  • Add the pork. Cook until the color of the pork turns light brown.
  • Pour water into the pot. Let boil
  • Add the pork cube. Stir.
  • Add the mung beans. Cover and adjust the heat between low to medium. Continue to cook until the mung beans becomes tender. Add more water, if necessary.
  • Put the malunggay leaves and spinach in the cooking pot. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add ground black pepper and fish sauce. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with chicharon.