Tswana African Vegetable Stew Recipe
African food recipes benefit everyone everywhere.
Many African food ingredients are unknown outside places of origin in Africa however, in recent years many traditional food products from Africa have made their way into grocery stores.
As a result, people have found out about food item like cocoyam, and many are curious to try them out. Preparing African food recipes helps to keep African food cooking traditions alive.
For example, Imbuya in the Setswana 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.
Vegetable Stew cooked by South Africa and Botswana Tswana people with spinach, peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices. Our African vegetable stew recipe is easy to make and made vegan, vegetarian or with chicken.
Tswana African Vegetable Stew Recipe Ingredients and Directions.
Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 20 min Total time: 35 min
5 handfuls Imbuya 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
¼ cup olive oil
2 cups vegetable stock
Except spinach, sauté vegetables in olive oil with the spices add the stock, simmer for 15 minutes add spinach and simmer 5 additional minutes. Serve with rice.