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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Chibwabwa Pumpkin Leaf Stew

Chibwabwa pumpkin leaves stew recipe is warm, comforting recipe full of healthy pumpkin leaves.


Pumpkin plants have large, dark green, lobed leaves containing plenty of fiber, iron, protein, calcium, vitamin A, C and per one cup of leaves there are only 7 calories. 


Chibwabwa Pumpkin Leaves Stew


Ingredients:
3 handfuls young pumpkin leaves
1 medium onion chopped
2 medium tomatoes diced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 minced garlic clove
1/2 teaspoon black and red pepper
1 diced hot pepper
2 cups water
Salt to taste

Directions:
Add all ingredients simmer 30 minutes. Serve with rice or bread.



Did you know…?
Pumpkin blossoms are excellent breaded and fried.


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