Budget-Friendly Filipino Dishes

Budget-Friendly Filipino Dishes You Can Make with Aji-GINI

With the continued soaring prices of onions and garlic, Filipinos are having a hard time adding these essential ingredients in their dishes. With that, home cooks are now looking for budget-friendly Filipino dishes to continue serving their families delicious and nutritious dishes while still staying within their budget.

Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation (APC) offers an affordable and delicious alternative with Aji-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix. With its powdered form, the flavor seasoning mix can easily bring out the gisa deliciousness in every dish, even without garlic and onion. For only Php 3.00 for every 8 gram pack, veggie dishes can become more enjoyable for both kids and adults alike.

“With Aji-GINISA®, even without real onion and garlic in dishes, home cooks will still be able to achieve gisa deliciousness affordably and still prepare nutritious meals that their family can enjoy,” says Roann Co, APC’s General Manager of Corporate Planning and Public Relations.

Budget-friendly Filipino dishes

Here are gisa delicious vegetable recipes made with Aji-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix that homecooks can try at home:

Meatless chop suey

Meatless chop suey is a classic all-in-one meal that Filipinos love. It is a medley of vegetables filled with vitamins and minerals that helps maintain a healthy immune system. Not only is it delicious but it is also easy to make, just add Aji-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix to bring that gisa flavor. See the full recipe here.

Dinengdeng

Dinengdeng is another Filipino dish filled with vegetables that are good for the body. The fiber in the vegetables help lower the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease while maintaining healthy hair and complexion. Add two packs of Aji-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix to add more flavor to this healthy dish. Try the recipe here.

Ginataang sigarilyas at tinapa

This soup-based dish will warm up mealtimes with its delicious flavor. It is also highly nutritious: sigarilyas has fairly good amount of iron and B vitamins that helps maintain alertness and vitality.  Level up this recipe with gisa flavor with Aji-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix. See full recipe here.

Lumpiang kalabasa

This popular dish is given a twist with a kalabasa filling. This vegetable is high in antioxidants like beta-carotene and polyphenols that help prevent illnesses like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain cancers. You can pair it with rice or enjoy it on its own! Full recipe here.

Promoting healthy lifestyle

“One of our key thrusts at APC is to promote a healthy lifestyle. These recipes are part of our Eat Well, Live Well promise, which aims to create quality products and services for good food and better health among Filipinos,” ends Co.

For more budget-friendly Filipino dishes and recipes, visit Ajinomoto’s Cookmunity website at cookmunitybyajinomoto.com. Aji-GINISA is available in the nearest stores and official online shops of APC Group.

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