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SPAM® Filipino Menudo

This Filipino-inspired feast for the taste buds features potatoes, carrots and crispy cubes of SPAM® classic are cooked in a tomato paste with peas and raisins and served over rice.


Servings 4


Prep Time
10 minutes


Total Time
30 minutes

  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Lite, diced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ⅓ cup raisins
  • ⅓ cup frozen peas, defrosted
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Cooked white rice, for serving

  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook diced SPAM® Lite in oil 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Add garlic and onion. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Add potatoes and carrots and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add tomato paste; cook 1 minute. Add beef broth, raisins, peas and bay leaf. Simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are softened.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in pinch of sugar. Serve over cooked white rice.

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