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Curried Spinach - African Style!
Member Name: dangaroo
Advantages: Really tasty
Disadvantages: Doesn't have the same effect as it does with Popeye
Before anyone attacks me about putting a recipe review in a plant section, I can't put it in the vegetarian recipe section because I've already done one and when I type one up it replaces the one that I have already posted.
Now on to my Spinach recipe, which despite sounding a bit strange is actually really yummy!
Curried Spinach with Peanut Butter is a Tanzanian Dish
What you will need:
·2 lbs spinach (collards may be substituted)
·1½ oz peanut butter
·2 tsp curry powder
·1 cup coconut milk
·3 Tbsp cooking oil
·1 tsp salt
Boil your tomato for about 40 seconds and then chop it up (preferably peeled but not necessary), alternatively you could use a tin of boiled toms.
Wash your spinach, roll the leaves and chop it up into medium sized pieces and then peel and chop your onion.
Heat up the 3tbsp of oil in a large frying pan, wait until it's heated up a bit and then put in the tomato, onion, salt and curry powder. When the onion has softened up, add the spinach and cook the whole mixture for about 15 minutes. Add the coconut milk and peanut butter (smooth or crunchy as you prefer), simmer and stir for a few minutes until it looks ready to eat, make sure that the mixture doesn't get stuck to the pan. You could add a very small amount of boiled water from the kettle to keep it less glue like.
You can do all sorts with this dish, I like to add it to a rice and bean dish to add flavour and vary to the meal. Although not the done thing, I've also used it as a rare sandwich filler. Try it in a baguette, you'll be surprised!
All in all, tasty and relatively healthy. I don't have the nutritional data, I've never looked into and couldn't care less - stop whittling about it and get it down you!
Summary: Bluto better watch out!