Smoked Herring With Tomato and Greens (Kentumere)

"From: “South of the Sahara: Traditional Cooking from the Lands of West Africa” by Elizabeth A. Jackson. – Ghana. Serve with rice or boiled plantains."
 
Ready In:
40mins
Ingredients:
6
Serves:
4
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ingredients

  • 1 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 -8 tablespoons oil (palm or peanut or a mixture- original is 1/2 cup!)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 12 teaspoon ground red pepper (to taste)
  • 2 (3 1/4 ounce) cans of kippered herring fillets (or 1 cup)
  • 8 ounces fresh greens, stemmed and chopped (or frozen. Such as kale or spinach)
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directions

  • Grind tomato in food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onion and red pepper and cook over medium heat until onion is soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Add ground tomato and herring and continue to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add greens and simmer over medium-low heat 15 minutes more, covered.

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    From: “South of the Sahara: Traditional Cooking from the Lands of West Africa” by Elizabeth A. Jackson. – Ghana. Serve with rice or boiled plantains.
     

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