Ginisang Upo

How to make Ginisang Upo:

Ginisang Upo

Ginisang Upo

Ginisang Upo is White Squash sautéed in garlic, onions, and tomatoes. Ground pork is also added for additional flavor.

This is a very simple Filipino vegetable dish and a common vegetable meal in every household. Chayote (sayote) can also be used as a substitute. This meal is so easy to prepare and would take you less than 20 minutes to complete.


400g bottel gourd (upo), cubed and blanched

150g ground pork

3 cloves/10g Garlic, minced

½ cup/75g onion, sliced

½ cup/100g ripe tomatoes, cubed

½ cup/160g Mama Sitas Oyster Sauce

2 tbsp/30ml cooking oil



1. Heat oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes.

2. Add ground pork, stir-fry until golden brown.

3. Add the blanched bottle gourd and Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce.

4. Cook for 5-10 minutes.

5. Serve hot.

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