Kenyan Corn and Beans (Githeri)

Recipe by CJAY8248
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4-5
YIELD: 1 pot
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups corn, cut fresh off the cob or 2 cups frozen corn
  • 2
    cups beans, any type (cooked)
  • water, to cover
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add the corn and beans to a large pot with enough water just to cover. Season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer until cooked through, 8-10 minutes.
  • Variations: substitute hominy for the corn. Cook the beans and corn with some chopped potatoes and chopped greens; mash together well. Use any kind of beans; pinto,kidney,black-eyed peas,green peas or pigeon peas. To give the dish more flavor and texture, add some chopped greens, sauteed onions, cubed potatoes or cassava, stew meat or a little curry powder.
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