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Monday, September 14, 2015

Imbuya Spinach Vegetable Soup

Imbuya Spinach Vegetable Soup

Cooking Imbuya Spinach Vegetable Soup
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Fresh sautéed onions and peppers along with a rich blend of spices create a flavorful spinach vegetarian soup recipe. Imbuya spinach soup is a healthy African comfort food.

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Imbuya Spinach Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:
4 handfuls spinach 
2 medium chopped onions
1 medium chopped red bell pepper
1 medium chopped green bell pepper
4 medium chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon allspice
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon tamarind paste
2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup olive oil
2 cups vegetable stock

Directions:

Except spinach, sauté vegetables in olive oil, add spices and stock, simmer 15 minutes, add spinach, simmer 5 additional minutes. Serve warm.

Imbuya Spinach Vegetable Soup










Did you know...?
Imbuya, in the Tswana language is African spinach. Imbuya is a tropical leaf vegetable grown in most tropical regions of Africa and is an important traditional vegetable crop in the cooking lives of millions of Africans.

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