Saturday, May 25, 2019

Very Spicy Ewuro Cowpeas and Bitter Leaf Stew Recipe

Learn about cowpeas and bitter leaf recipes

Learn about easy to make cowpeas and bitter leaf Ewuro recipes.

Spicy Vegetarian Cowpeas and Bitter Leaf Stew
Spicy Vegetarian Cowpeas and Bitter Leaf Stew

Cowpeas originated in Africa. The cowpea is also commonly referred to as black-eyed pea however; the bean is a variety of the cowpea. Cowpeas are an important staple crop in sub-Saharan Africa. Cowpeas are a valuable source of vegetable protein, vitamins as well as valuable income. 

Bitterleaf is a widely used cooking vegetable throughout Africa. Bitter leaf has a strong odor and a bitter taste. Yoruba people call bitter leaf Ewuro and the Igbo tribe Onugbu. The bitter leaf grows in a large range of biological zones in Africa, produces many leaves, and is drought tolerant. Here is an easy recipe for Spicy Vegetarian Cowpeas and Bitter Leaf Stew.


Very Spicy Ewuro Cowpeas and Bitter Leaf Stew Recipe



Ingredients

2 cups dry cowpeas or black-eyed peas
2 scallions, chopped
3 handfuls of chopped bitter leaf
1 potato, chopped into large chunks
3 cloves whole garlic
1 red chili pepper
5 cups water
Dash salt


Directions

Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve with soft bread.


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Very Spicy Ewuro Cowpeas and Bitter Leaf Stew Recipe

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