Giniling Recipe (Ground Beef) – Pinoy Food

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  • 1 lb. lean minced beef
  • 4 cloves of garlic (peeled and smashed)
  • 1 small tomato (diced)
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • ½ yellow bell pepper (diced)
  • ½ red bell pepper (diced)
  • ½  cup frozen green peas
  • ½ cup carrots (diced)
  • 1 cup of potatoes (diced)
  • 2 tbsp Annatto seeds (atsuwete)
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce (Rufina brand) Patis
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • corn oil
  • ½ tsp MSG (vetsin), optional
  • ½ tsp black pepper (ground)

Cooking Procedure:

  • Place 2 tablespoons of corn oil in a small pot and add the Annatto seeds. Heat until the oil becomes dark red then take out from the heat. Avoid burning the seed.
  • Cook the ground beef in a pan then drain.
  • Sauté the garlic for 3 minutes then add the tomatoes, onions, black pepper, fish sauce and MSG. Cook on medium high heat for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the green peas, carrots, potatoes and soy sauce. Stir to mix ingredients and cover while simmering for about a minute or two.
  • Add the colored corn oil prepared earlier from the annatto seeds using a strainer and mix well. Cover again and cook over medium low heat for another 5 minutes.
  • Add bell pepper and mix ingredients well. Add salt and pepper if you want to adjust the taste. Cover and go on cooking for 2 more minutes.
  • Serve as toppings for plain white rice.

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