Sautéed Squash With Pork

IMG_6107.JPGHalloween is approaching, costume stores are  bringing in new merchandise and orange is starting to dominate the color spectrum.  It’s time to cook something orange.  Like squash.

This recipe is quite popular in many areas in the Philippines.  Squash is available year-round and is inexpensive.  Cooking sautéed squash with pork belly slices is easy enough, you’ll be done with dinner prep before the trick-or-treaters ring your doorbell.



3 cups sliced squash

1/4 lb pork belly, sliced into tiny cubes

3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

1 small white onion, chopped

1 medium tomato, chopped

1 cup water

1 tbsp Olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Fish sauce to taste

1 cup spinach leaves



Heat Olive oil in pan over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook until browned.  Add onions and sauté until tender.  Add in tomotaoes and cook for another minute.  Add pork slices and stir-fry until they turn brown. Add water and bring to a quick boil.  Reduce heat and add sliced squash and cook until they become tender.  Add fish sauce and salt and pepper to taste.  Add spinach leaves. Remove from heat and serve warm with steamed rice.




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