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== Description ==
==Description==
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Zambia's version of the "Greens in Peanut Sauce" found all over Central and Southern Africa, Ifisashi, is usually a vegetarian greens and peanuts dish. However, meat can be added if any is handy. Ifisashi is usually served with Nshima, a sort of cornmeal dumpling or mush. Also served in Chad.
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* Serves 4
   
==Ingredients==
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== Ingredients ==
* one to two cups raw peanuts, shelled and skins removed
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* 1 to 2 cups raw [[peanut]]s, shelled and skins removed
* two tomatoes, peeled and chopped
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* 2 [[tomato]]es, peeled and chopped
* one onion, chopped
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* 1 [[onion]], chopped
* two or three pounds of collard greens, pumpkin leaves,
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* 2 or three pounds of [[collard greens]], [[pumpkin leaves]], [[sweet potato leaves]], stems removed, washed, rinsed, and chopped
* sweet potato leaves stems removed, washed, rinsed, and chopped
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* [[salt]] (to taste)
* salt (to taste)
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* cooked [[cabbage]] (optional)
* cooked cabbage (optional)
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* leftover cooked [[beef]], [[chicken]], or fish (optional)
* leftover cooked beef, chicken, or fish (optional)
 
   
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== Directions ==
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# Grind, chop, or pound [[peanut]]s into a fine powder.
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# Bring a few cups of [[water]] to a boil in a large pot.
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# Add the [[peanut]]s, [[tomato]]es, and [[onion]].
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# Cook on high heat for several minutes, stirring often.
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# Reduce heat to medium.
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# Stir in greens.
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# Add [[salt]].
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# Cover.
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# Cook for 15 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally.
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# Add [[water]] if mixture becomes dry and starts to scorch.
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# Continue cooking until greens and [[peanut]]s are reduced to a thick sauce.
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# Adjust seasoning and add optional ingredients.
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# Serve hot.
   
==Directions==
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[[Category:Zambian Vegetarian]]
#Grind, chop, or pound peanuts into a fine powder.
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[[Category:Zambian Meat Dishes]]
#Bring a few cups of water to a boil in a large pot.
 
#Add the peanuts, tomatoes, and onion.
 
#Cook on high heat for several minutes, stirring often.
 
#Reduce heat to medium.
 
#Stir in greens.
 
#Add salt.
 
#Cover.
 
#Cook for 15 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally.
 
#Add water if mixture becomes dry and starts to scorch.
 
#Continue cooking until greens and peanuts are reduced to a thick sauce.
 
#Adjust seasoning and add optional ingredients.
 
#Serve hot.
 
[[Category:Chadian Recipes]]
 
 
[[Category:Chadian Vegetarian]]
 
[[Category:Chadian Vegetarian]]
[[Category: Boiled Collard greens Recipes]][[Category: Collard greens Side Dish Recipes]]
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[[Category:Chadian Meat Dishes]]
[[Category: Pumpkin leaves Side Dish Recipes]]
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[[Category:Peanut Recipes]]
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[[Category:Tomato Recipes]]
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[[Category:Pumpkin leaf Recipes]]
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[[Category:Collard greens Recipes]]
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[[Category:Sweet potato greens Recipes]]
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[[Category:Chicken Recipes]]
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[[Category:Cabbage Recipes]]
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[[Category:Beef Recipes]]
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[[Category:Fish Recipes]]
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[[Category:Recipes that need photos]]

Latest revision as of 12:48, April 26, 2011

Description Edit

Zambia's version of the "Greens in Peanut Sauce" found all over Central and Southern Africa, Ifisashi, is usually a vegetarian greens and peanuts dish. However, meat can be added if any is handy. Ifisashi is usually served with Nshima, a sort of cornmeal dumpling or mush. Also served in Chad.

  • Serves 4

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Grind, chop, or pound peanuts into a fine powder.
  2. Bring a few cups of water to a boil in a large pot.
  3. Add the peanuts, tomatoes, and onion.
  4. Cook on high heat for several minutes, stirring often.
  5. Reduce heat to medium.
  6. Stir in greens.
  7. Add salt.
  8. Cover.
  9. Cook for 15 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally.
  10. Add water if mixture becomes dry and starts to scorch.
  11. Continue cooking until greens and peanuts are reduced to a thick sauce.
  12. Adjust seasoning and add optional ingredients.
  13. Serve hot.
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