Potato Greens Recipe

Potato greens are the young leaves of sweet potato, It is consumed as a vegetable in many African countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Mali).

There are many ways to cook sweet potato leaves and this recipe will show you a rich and delicious was to make it.

Serves: 2- 3

Preparation time:15 minutes

Cooking time: 45-50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 300g sweet potato leaves, finely chopped and washed
  • 250g beef, cut into small pieces
  • 1 fish
  • 6 okras cut finely
  • Hot pepper (to taste)
  • 100ml of palm oil
  • 1 big onion, sliced
  • 1 or 2 bouillon cubes
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Spring onion, finely chop (optional)
  • Smoked fish (optional)
  • 3 cups water

Video Recipe

Directions:

Note: If your potato greens are not fresh, soak them in water for 2 hours before the cooking time.

Step 1: In the cooking pot, put the meat and fish. Then add 1 of water and salt. Bring it boil for 10 minutes.

Step 2: Remove the fish from pot and set aside, let it cool down for few minutes, then remove de bones.

Step3:  Add the potato greens with the remaining water and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 4:  Add the onion, spring onion, bouillon cubes and palm oil .

Step 5: Add hot pepper and salt. Then return the fish in the pot and the sliced okra. simmer on medium heat for 20 minutes.

Stir the sauce regularly, the sauce is ready when all the liquid is totally absorb

Serve it with rice and enjoy.

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