Mongo Guisado (Mung Bean Soup)

This bean soup uses mung beans simmered in chicken broth with prawns and diced pork.

Bring the mung beans and the water to a boil in a pot; cook at a boil until the beans are soft, about 40 minutes. Mash the beans; set aside. Heat the olive oil in a large pot; cook and stir...


Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound raw mung beans
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 pound boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 pound peeled and deveined prawns
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth, or more as needed
  • 1/2 pound fresh spinach leaves

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