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African Spinach and Peanut Butter Stew

African Spinach and Peanut Butter Stew

A delicious economical African dish which won't break the budget.

2 medium onions
2 large tomatoes or 410 g canned tomatoes
900g spinach
4 tablespoons peanut butter
oil (for frying)

Slice the onions and fry in oil until soft.

Peel the tomatoes in boiling water (or use tinned tomatoes). Slice and add to the onions.

Wash, trim and chop the spinach coarsely.

Add to the stew and cook, covered, over a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring to prevent sticking.

Thin the peanut butter with hot water to make a smooth paste.

Add to the stew.

Season with salt and pepper and cook for another 5 - 10 minutes, stirring and adding water if necessary to prevent sticking.

Serve over steamed rice, polenta, or mashed potatoes, in fact, you could eat it with anything, really!

Less than 10 mins preparation time
About 15 minutes cooking time
Serves 4-6

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