Isombe (Cassava Leaves Stew) - Burundian Dish

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Cassava Leaves Stew. Often eaten with white rice and beans in the central east Africa

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop all the vegetables
  2. Meanwhile boil 6 cups of water with the soup bones with all condiments.
  3. Add cassava leaves and all the veggies except tomatoes when the water start boiling.
  4. When water almost dried out, add palm oil ; let cook and boil until oil almost evaporated.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes, boil until almost dry.
  6. Finally add peanut butter.