August 13, 2014 WOE Staff

Mchicha East African Spinach


Great new twist on cooking spinach for us Americans! If you are doing Paleo or eating clean, this is a great recipe. Try it out and let us know what you think.   Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients:

  1. Place spinach and salt in a heavy 4-5 quart casserole.
  2. Cover tightly and cook over medium heat until spinach is tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Drain spinach, squeezing it completely dry a handful at a time.
  4. Chop coarsely and set aside.
  5. Melt butter in a large, heavy skillet over moderate heat.
  6. Add onions and chilies and cook, stirring frequently, until soft but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in coconut milk and peanuts and bring to a simmer over moderate heat.
  8. Reduce heat to its lowest point.
  9. Cook uncovered, stirring frequently, 2-3 minutes.
  10. Add spinach and cook until heated through, 4-5 minutes more.

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