Make the meatiest soups this rainy season

To the Filipino taste bud, there is nothing more comforting than a steaming bowl of deliciously meaty soup. From the first spoonful to the last drop, meaty, mouth-watering soupy goodness never fails to delight, especially if the soup is cooked with the standard ingredient of great-tasting soups, Knorr Cubes. Try these delectable recipes for a taste of Knorr Cubes’ five times meatier flavour that’s sure to please your palate.

Knorr Cubes Spicy Braised Pork Nilaga

1 large onion, chopped,
2 tablespoons ginger, chopped
2 large tomatoes, chopped
½ pork kasim, cut into large cubes
2 tanglad stems, pounded
2 siling labuyo
5 cups water
2 pieces Knorr Pork Cubes
1 can button mushrooms, drained and sliced in half
2 cups coconut cream
2 tablespoons wansuy leaves, chopped
½ cup onion leeks, thinly sliced


Heat oil, then sauté onions, ginger and tomatoes until these are tender. Add pork, tanglad and siling labuyo, and continue sautéing. Pour in water and add Knorr Pork Cubes. Bring to a boil and keep cooking until the meat is tender. Add mushroom and coconut cream. Reduce the heat and add wansuy and leeks. Serve hot.

Knorr Corned Beef Nilaga

2 tablespoons cooking oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 medium onions, finely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
2 cans corned beef 150g
4 cups water
2 pieces Knorr Beef Cubes
¼ teaspoon black peppercorn
½ cup cabbage, shredded


Sauté garlic, tomatoes and onion. Add corned beef and continue sautéing. Pour in water and, for a full-bodied broth, add the Knorr Beef Cubes. Add peppercorns and bring to a vigorous boil before adding the cabbage. Reduce the heat. Once the vegetables are cooked, remove from heat and serve hot.

Knorr Meatless Sotanghon Soup

1 tablespoon cooking oil
0.5 grams atsuete, approximately 20 seeds
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
3 tablespoons, onions chopped
2 pieces Knorr Chicken Broth Cubes
1 liter water
50 grams sotanghon (soaked in water for 5 minutes prior to cooking)
¼ tablespoon black pepper, ground
1/8 cup carrots, thinly sliced
¼ cup pechay Baguio, thinly sliced

Heat oil in a pan and stir in atsuete seeds for one minute before removing them. In the same oil, sauté garlic and onions for three minutes until garlic becomes light brown and the onions translucent. Add water and bring mixture to a boil. Add Knorr Chicken Broth Cubes and sotanghon noodles. Let it boil for another five minutes. Season with pepper, then add carrots and pechay Baguio. Let it simmer for two to three more minutes. Remove from heat then serve.

Need to cook a satisfyingly savory soup dish even without the meat? Add Knorr Cubes for that mouthwatering, meaty taste. Knorr Cubes in Chicken, Pork and Beef flavors are available in sari-sari stores, groceries and supermarkets nationwide.