Ifisashi Recipe – Zambia

  • 2 c water
  • 1 c peanuts, chopped
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 bunches spinach or collard greens, washed and chopped
  • Salt to taste


Bring water to a boil in a medium pot. Add the peanuts, tomatoes and onion. After a few minutes, add the chopped greens. Stir occasionally and continue cooking until peanuts are soft and mixture has become a thick buttery sauce—about 15 minutes.

Serve hot over polenta or rice.

Makes 4–6 servings 

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