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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Stewed African Peanut Butter Okra Soup

Okra is a popular vegetable which originated from present-day Ethiopia in Africa. Stewed African Okra Soup is made with peanut butter, tomatoes, corn and spices to create a flavorful filling soup the entire family will love.

Stewed African Peanut Butter Okra Stew

Stewed African Peanut Butter Okra side-dish
African recipes by African Gourmet  

Get this easy-to-follow Stewed African Peanut Butter Okra side-dish from the African Gourmet. Okra is a popular vegetable which originated from present-day Ethiopia in Africa.

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Ingredients:
2 cups of fresh or frozen okra
3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 cup canned whole kernel corn
1 medium onion, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons palm oil
½ teaspoon red pepper flake
1 tablespoon peanut butter
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups vegetable broth or water

Directions:
In a large pot over medium heat, sauté palm oil and onions until the onions become translucent, about 2 minutes. Add green onions and mix well. Add tomatoes and dry seasonings. Cook about 10 minutes. Add okra, corn, peanut butter and broth, cover and simmer on low for about 20 minutes. Serve over rice or as a side dish.
Okra originated from present-day Ethiopia in Africa 










Did you know…?
The ripe seeds of okra are sometimes roasted and ground as a substitute for coffee.

Okra originated from present-day Ethiopia in Africa









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