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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup

In Kenya, Mukimo is a wholesome veggie soup made with pumpkin leaves. Pumpkin leaves have iron, protein, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C and is nutritious. Pumpkin leaves may just become your favorite leafy green vegetable.


Homemade soup is the best option to make for your family since some canned soups are full of sodium and light on nutrients. 


Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup

Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup
Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup
Photo by thomas wanhoff

Ingredients:
2 cups mashed pumpkin
1 cup frozen corn
2 handfuls fresh washed pumpkin leaves
1 large white potato sliced thin
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 cups vegetable broth

Directions:
Add all ingredients into a large pot and mix well. Cook until potato is tender about 15 minutes, serve over rice.

   

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