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10 + Delicious Ulam Recipes to Easily Include Vegetables in Your Meals

Explore the savory and flavorful world of vegetables with these 10+ delicious ulam side dishes! From Pinakbet to Ginisang Repolyo, find the perfect low-carb meal to add to your weekly menu.

It can be challenging to come up with new and exciting vegetable dishes to serve as side dishes. I have written about this before in my quest for ulam recipes that can count as low-carb meals ideas.

So here are another 10 + delicious ulam ideas that can make low-carb meal planning easier:

  1. Pinakbet Ilocano– A traditional Ilocano dish made with mixed vegetables such as eggplant, okra, and bitter melon, and flavored with shrimp paste and pork.
  2. Ginisang Upo – A simple dish made with sliced bottle gourd sautéed with garlic, onion, and tomatoes. It’s a great way to add some extra greens to your meal.
  3. Laing – A Bicolano dish made with taro leaves cooked in coconut milk and flavored with ginger and chilies. It’s a savory and slightly spicy dish that pairs well with rice.
  4. Adobong Kangkong – A classic Filipino dish made with water spinach sautéed in a flavorful adobo sauce made with soy sauce, vinegar, and garlic.
  5. Tinola – A ginger-based soup made with chicken or fish, and mixed vegetables such as chayote, green papaya, and onions. It’s a comforting and flavorful dish that is perfect for a cold day.
  6. Ensaladang Talong – A simple dish of grilled eggplant mixed with tomatoes, onions, and bagoong (fermented fish paste)
  7. Pinakbet ng Tagalog – This version of Pinakbet is a southern Luzon dish that include more ingredients such as sitaw, kalabasa, ampalaya, and tomatoes.
  8. Chop Suey – This Chinese-inspired dish is a popular in the Philippines and made with mixed vegetables such as cabbage, carrots, and bell peppers, stir-fried with meat and served with a savory sauce.
  9. Ginisang Ampalaya – This dish is made with sautéed bitter melon and pork or shrimp, and it’s a great way to use up any bitter melon that you have on hand.
  10. Ginisang Sayote – This dish is made with sautéed chayote with pork and shrimp, it’s a great way to add some extra greens to your meal.
  11. Ginisang Repolyo– This dish is made with sautéed cabbage and ground pork, it’s a great way to add some extra greens to your meal.
  12. Ginisang Okra – This dish is made with sautéed okra and shrimp, it’s a great way to add some extra greens to your meal.
  13. Ginisang Kalabasa – This dish is made with saut

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Relax Lang Mom is a Pinoy Mom Blog for food, lifestyle, and simple living. I believe that you don’t have to be perfect to be a good mom. Let us give ourselves permission. Permission to not be perfect. Permission to relax. And as my son always say, out of the babes mouth, (which incidentally is where this blog’s name came from) “Relax Lang, Mom!

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