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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup

In Kenya, Mukimo is a wholesome veggie soup made with pumpkin leaves. Pumpkin leaves have iron, protein, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C and are nutritious. Pumpkin leaves may just become your favorite leafy green vegetable.

Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup
Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup

Homemade soup is the best option to make for your family since some canned soups are full of sodium and light on nutrients.

Kenyan Mukimo Pumpkin Leaf Veggie Soup


2 cups mashed pumpkin
1 cup frozen corn
2 handfuls fresh washed pumpkin leaves
1 large white potato sliced thin
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 cups vegetable broth


Add all ingredients into a large pot and mix well. Cook until potato is tender about 15 minutes, serve over rice or eat as a soup.

A brief look at Kenya

Named for Mount Kenya; the meaning of the name is unclear but may derive from the Kikuyu, Embu, and Kamba words kirinyaga which means God's resting place. Kenya is the economic, financial, and transport hub of East Africa. Major farming products are purple tea, black tea, coffee, corn, wheat, sugarcane, fruit, vegetables including pumpkins, dairy products, beef, fish, pork, poultry, and eggs.

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