Filipino Corned Beef and Cabbage


My dad use to make this all the time, growing up. I forgot how good it was until St. Patrick's day came around and everyone started talking about corned beef and cabbage. So here is the recipe, similar to the way he made it - quick and easy with canned corned beef.

close up view of Filipino Corned Beef and Cabbage on an orange plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • cup butter

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 Roma tomatoes, cubed

  • small head cabbage, cored and cut into strips

  • ¼ cup chicken stock, or more to taste

  • 1 (12 ounce) can corned beef


  1. Heat butter and oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and heat through, about 3 minutes.

  2. Stir in cabbage and and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add a splash of chicken stock and heat through, about 3 minutes.

  3. Mix in corned beef and cook until heated through and flavors have combined, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

398 Calories
29g Fat
9g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 398
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 38%
Saturated Fat 15g 76%
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 1012mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 33mg 163%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 418mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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