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a bowl of healthy and delicious menudong nagcarlan
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Menudong Nagcarlan

An easy and healthy Filipino dish that is made with vegetables, vegan luncheon meat, and a creamy sauce. It's a delicious vegetable dish that is perfect for lunch or dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Calories: 167kcal


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ½ cup vegan luncheon meat, diced
  • 1 cup potatoes, cut into medium cubes
  • ½ cup chayote, cut into medium cubes
  • ½ cup green beans, chopped
  • ½ cup carrots, cut into medium cubes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetarian oyster mushroom sauce
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
  • ¼ cup all-purpose cream
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • In a hot skillet over low heat, add oil and saute sliced garlic and onions for 2 minutes on low heat.
  • Increase the heat to medium and add the diced vegan luncheon meat and cook until brown on all sides.
  • Add in potatoes, chayote, green beans, carrots, oyster mushroom sauce, and continue sauteing for another 2 minutes.
  • Add vegetable broth, peanut butter, and bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 12 minutes on low heat.
  • Add all-purpose cream, salt, pepper, and mix well and continue to simmer for another 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately with steamed rice.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 839mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3025IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2mg
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