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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Nelson Mandela Loved to Eat Umqusho or Maize and Beans

Umqusho, a simple South African Recipe Nelson Mandela loved to eat. Umqusho or Maize and Beans is a simple vegetarian African food recipe of corn, beans, carrots and spices.


 Nelson Mandela loved to eat Umqusho or Maize and Beans
 Nelson Mandela loved to eat Umqusho or Maize and Beans

Umqusho or Maize and Beans

Ingredients:
2 cups frozen whole kernel corn
2 cups canned red kidney beans
1 cup frozen cut carrots
1 teaspoon garlic
1 teaspoon paprika
3 cups tomato sauce

Directions:
Add all ingredients to a large pot mix well and heat on medium for 5 minutes

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