Spinach Stew (Efo Riro)
The African Stewed Spinach also popularly known as Efo riro is a one-pot stew with layers of flavor. It requires quite a number of ingredients but little work from the cook putting it all together (as long as you already have all your ingredients prepped).
Servings 5 People
- 1.5 lb spinach blanched
- Peppers 3 large red bell peppers, 2 scotch bonnet and 1 very small onion
- 1/4 Cup Palm Oil
- 2 Tbsp crayfish blended
- 2 Tablespoon locust bean
- 1/2 Cup stock Fish About 2 handfuls of shredded
- 1 Prawn about a handful, Dried
- 1 Onion medium size- diced
- 1 Bouillon Cube
- 1 lb Beef A mixture of Beef, Tripe, and cow Skin.
Preheat the Palm oil - I like it hot but not bleached. Add the diced Onion and stir-fry till golden brown.
Add the blended peppers (check notes above for details) and fry until the Sauce thickens up.
Season with the stock cube, add Salt to taste, Crayfish and locust bean. Stir until everything is well blended.
Add the Meat, Stockfish, and dried Prawns and add some water or stock to thin out the sauce, then cover it up again and allow it to come to a simmer.
Finally, add the Spinach and mix thoroughly. Then leave it to cook uncovered for about 2 to 5 minutes. Adjust the seasoning if necessary.
Serve with your favorite swallow like be, Amala, Fufu or Rice, Yam ... Enjoy!
Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 1071mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 12760IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 6mg