Zimbabwe Greens

Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

They use different greens in Africa but collard greens come the closest. Adapted from Recipes from countries around the world.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 bunch collard greens, washed
  • 236.59 ml water
  • 1 large tomato, cored, chopped
  • 5 green onions, sliced (green and white part)
  • 44.37 ml smooth peanut butter (natural is best)
  • salt

Directions

  1. Finely shred the greens, discarding tough stems.
  2. Place in a saucepan with the water.
  3. Bring to boil and cook, stirring occasionally, just until greens are crunchy-tender (don't overcook).
  4. Drain greens, reserving liquid.
  5. Return greens to medium heat; add tomato and onions.
  6. Heat through, stirring frequently.
  7. Thin peanut butter with 3/4 cup of the reserved cooking liquid, then add to vegetables.
  8. Heat, stirring constantly, until greens have a creamy consistency, adding more reserved liquid if mixture seems too thick.
  9. Taste; add salt if needed.
  10. Serves 4.