Banana Heart Lumpia
  • 500g banana heart
  • 250g ground pork
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • cooking oil for frying
  • 2 cloves garlic,minced
  • 1¼ cups tomato sauce
  • ¼ cups water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lumpia wrapper
  1. Clean banana heart by removing the first red layers. You would wanna see the yellow layers before yuo start slicing.
  2. Slice banana hearts thinly. You should do this when you are ready to cook it because it turns black if you let it sit sliced for a long period of time.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.Sauté garlic and onion until onion becomes transluscent.
  4. Add ground pork and banana heart
  5. Pour in water and tomato sauce.
  6. Mix well.Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Simmer until mixture is almost dry.Stir from time to time.
  8. When the banana heart mixture is done. Remove it from heat and let it cool.
  9. Place around 1-2 tbsp of mixture at the center of one end of a lumpia wrapper.Fold the left and right part of the wrapper towards the center and roll it up.
  10. Fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  11. This is best dipped in sweet chili sauce.
Recipe by The Peach Kitchen at