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Monday, November 14, 2016

Zulu Sweet and Creamy Mashed Pumpkin Recipe

Zulu African Recipe


Isijingi is a traditional Zulu recipe of pumpkin, butter, sweet cream and cornmeal.

Zulu African Sweet and Creamy Mashed Pumpkin Recipe


Zulu African Sweet and Creamy Mashed Pumpkin Easy RecipeIngredients:
3 cups of canned pumpkin
1/4 cup cornmeal
2 cups half and half 
½ stick unsalted butter
Salt to taste
Optional spices (1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon and ¼ teaspoons orange extract and ground cloves) not traditional but adds a familiar flavor to the American palate.

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a large pot and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve hot as you would sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes.

Zulu African Sweet and Creamy Mashed Pumpkin Easy Recipe



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