Gabi Meatballs Recipe

A healthy alternative to meatballs that kids can enjoy.

Preparation Time

5 min.

Cooking Time

30 mins.

Serving Size



  • Main Dish
  • Pork
  • Del Monte Tomato Sauce


  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp garlic
  • 1/4 cup onion, red
  • 100 g pork, ground
  • 1 pc tokwa/tofu
  • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (115g)
  • 1/4 cup onion, green
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp pepper, black

  • 1 kg gabi
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
  • 1 cup oil


1. Sauté garlic, onion, ground pork, and tokwa. Add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and green onions. Season with soy sauce and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes or until slightly dry. Set aside.

2. Season gabi with salt and pepper. Mash until fine and sticky. Form every 2 tablespoon of the mashed gabi into balls, then flatten.

3. Fill each piece with 2 teaspoon of the filling and form into balls. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Serve with DEL MONTE Original Blend Ketchup.

Lusog Notes

Two servings of this dish gives you calcium for strong bones and teeth and iron which is essential for normal metabolism.

Chef`s Tip

Cook the gabi until tender then drain well. Undercooked gabi will be gritty.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Boiling
  • Simmering
  • Sautéing
  • Frying

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Measuring Cups
  • Spatula
  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Pot