Friday, August 7, 2009

Gumbo Stew (Burkina Faso)

Gumbo Stew
(Burkina Faso)

Brown :
1 lb ground beef (500 g)

Add and cook until soft:
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced

4 c cooked tomatoes or tomato sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra, chopped (my fav okra is from the middle east stores in my area-- they come frozen and theyre very very small- less than an inch long and theyre delicious and not fibrous at all)
1 tsp salt
1 tsap crushed red pepper
1 tsp chili powder

Simmer 20 minutes

2 c fresh or frozen spinach, or other dark greens, chopped

Simmer 5 minutes

Serve over hot rice or with Nshima


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