Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Corned Beef Nilaga

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon beef base or 1 piece beef bouillon
  • 1 small onion peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper corns crushed
  • 1 large potato peeled and cut into cubes
  • 5 to 6 green beans ends trimmed
  • 1 12 ounces can corned beef, chunky-style
  • 1/2 cabbage quartered
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a pot over medium heat, combine water, beef base, onion and pepper corns. Bring to a boil, stirring until beef base is dissolved.
  • Add potatoes and cook until tender. Add green beans and cook until half-cooked. Add corned beef and cabbage. With back of spoon, break corned beef into desired pieces. Continue to cook until beef is heated through and vegetables are tender yet crisp. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.