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Vegan Kare Kare -- a Filipino stew that is hearty, creamy and delicious with simple flavors. Serve it over rice for a yummy meal.


4 serving

Total time

40 minutes




  • 2 eggplants (Medium Japanese (quartered lengthwise and cut into 2" pieces))
  • 1 onion (Medium , chopped)
  • 2 ~ 3 cloves Garlic (, finely minced)
  • 15 ~ 20 Beans (Long (cut into 2" pieces))
  • 3 ~ 4 bunches Bok Choy (, bottoms removed and cut in half crosswise)
  • 2 tomatoes (Ripe , chopped)
  • 3 tbsps Peanuts (Roasted , finely chopped)
  • 3 tbsps peanut butter (Creamy)
  • 1 bouillon cube (Vegetable (I used 1/2tsp each of red chili powder, ground cumin and ground coriander))
  • to taste Salt


  1. Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan, add onions and garlic; cook on medium flame until onions turn translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes, cover and cook till the tomatoes are mushy, about 2~3 minutes.
  3. Next add eggplant and long beans; cover and cook till the veggies are half cooked, about 5~6 minutes.
  4. Stir in peanut butter along 1/2 cup of water and bouillon cube (or the spices). Bring to a simmer and cook till the veggies are completely tender, another 3~4 minutes.
  5. Add the chopped peanuts and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Finally add bok choy and simmer for another 2 minutes. Serve over steamed rice.
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