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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Ghana Red Red Stew

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Red-Red Ghanaian food dish

Red-Red Ghanaian vegetarian food dish




African food recipe
Ghanaian red-red stew
Ghana red-red bean tomato stew is made with black-eyed peas, palm oil, and tomatoes. Red-red is a Ghanaian food dish that gets its name from the red color of the ingredients, red palm oil, tomatoes, and tomato paste used to make the stew.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes


Ghana Red-Red Vegetarian Stew

Serves 4
African food
Stew
Nutrition facts: 270 calories, 8 grams fat

Ingredients
2 tablespoons palm oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 (15-ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 plantains, halved lengthwise and cut into chunks


Directions

Heat oil in a large high-sided skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook about 10 minutes or until golden and tender, stirring frequently. 


Stir in garlic, ginger, and cayenne and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add tomatoes and peas and bring to a simmer. 

Cook 15 minutes or until peas are tender and flavors blended. Stir in salt. Melt butter in a separate skillet over medium-high heat. 

Reduce heat to medium, add plantains and cook about 5 minutes or until browned on both sides, gently flipping halfway through cooking. 

Serve alongside black-eyed peas in a shallow bowl.


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