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African food recipes

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Nigerian Beef Stew - a popular and mouthwatering African stew that is perfect for your low carb diet! This side dish goes great with cauliflower rice and low carb shirataki noodles. #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipe #lowcarbdiet #keto #ketorecipe #ketodiet #lchf #paleo #nigerianketodiet #africanketodiet  | LowCarbAfrica.com

40 · 50 minutes · Nigerian Beef Stew is a mouthwatering West African stew made with blended tomatoes, red bell peppers, and habanero peppers and spiced to perfection. It is so versatile and is amazing with so many different dishes!

14 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Beef
Produce
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
Canned Goods
  • 1/2 cup Beef stock/broth
  • 1 tbsp Bouillon powder
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Frozen
  • 1/2 tsp Curry
Liquids
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
Spiced and cooked in flavorful tomato and pepper purée, Nigerian jollof rice is a well-loved, classic West African versatile side dish. | all-thats-jas.com | #glutenfree #vegan #vegetarian #sidedish #recipe #recipes #jollof #nigerian #flavorfuldishes #homemade #easy #WestAfrica #spices #goodfood #ethnicfood #dinner

4 · 40 minutes · Spiced and cooked in flavorful tomato and pepper purée, Nigerian jollof rice is a well-loved, classic West African versatile side dish the whole family loves.

15 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger, ground
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Red bell pepper, medium
  • 1 tsp Thyme, dried
  • 2 Tomatoes, medium
Canned Goods
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp Curry powder
  • 1 tbsp Paprika, smoked
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Oil
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
West African Spinach Stew is a mouthwatering, savory stew made with spinach and oh so flavorful!   #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipe #lowcarbdiet #keto #ketorecipe #ketodiet #lowcarblove #ketolifestyle #lowcarblifestyle #ketoliving #ketodiet #africanfood #nigerianfood #lchf #paleo #glutenfree #sugarfree #healthy | LowCarbAfrica.com

55 · 30 minutes · West African Spinach Stew is a mouthwatering, savory stew made with spinach and oh so flavorful! #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipe #lowcarbdiet #keto #ketorecipe #ketodiet #lowcarblove #ketolifestyle #lowcarblifestyle #ketoliving #ketodiet #africanfood #nigerianfood #lchf #paleo #glutenfree #sugarfree #healthy | LowCarbAfrica.com

15 ingredients

Meat
  • 12 oz Meat, cooked
Seafood
  • 2 tsp Crayfish, ground
Produce
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 2 cups Mushrooms
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 8 cups Spinach
Canned Goods
  • 2 tsp Bouillon powder
  • 1/4 cup Water or stock
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Palm oil
Nigerian chicken stew is a delightful West African stew made with chicken thighs and simmered in a savory sauce made with tomatoes and peppers. It is so versatile and can be eaten with many different dishes! #africanrecipes #chickenstew #africanketo #easydinner #spicy #nigeriandishes

20 · 55 minutes · Nigerian chicken stew is a delightful West African stew made with chicken thighs and simmered in a savory sauce made with tomatoes and peppers. It is so versatile and can be eaten with many different dishes!

13 ingredients

Meat
  • 2 lbs Chicken thighs
Produce
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 3 Tomatoes
Canned Goods
  • 1 tsp Bouillon powder
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Salt and black pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Fufu Recipe ( VIDEO)

Fufu is a staple food in many countries in West Africa, Central Africa, and Caribbean. Traditionally it can be made with starchy food like cassava, yams or plantains. This easy fufu recipe boils cassava and plantains first, and then blend them into a dough-like consistency. Finally, it’s shaped into small balls and served with soup, stew, or sauce. So satisfying and delicious!

West African Fufu

41 · 25 minutes · Fufu - A filling side dish, simple and satisfying and easy to prep. The perfect accompaniment to soups/stews and protein.

3 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Plantain, Green
Liquids
  • 1/4 cup Water
Other
  • 1 Yuca root (cassava)
Kenyan Beef Curry

Kenyan beef curry is a popular Kenyan meat dish that usually graces the dinner tables of many homes. This tasty Kenyan traditional dish consists of bite-sized pieces of meat marinated in a stew made with plenty of tomatoes, onions, garlic, hot peppers and fresh curry leaves or powder. Traditionally the meat used is usually is beef but lamb, mutton, or chicken are great too. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 60 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 1. 4 cups of water. 2. 2 pounds of sliced sirloin…

African Fish Stew is a flavorful and appetizing West African stew made using tilapia fish and cooked in a spicy, fragrant combination of tomatoes and peppers. Makes a perfect keto lunch or dinner. #African #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipe #keto #ketorecipe #ketodiet #lchf #paleo #glutenfree  | LowCarbAfrica.com

12 · 40 minutes · Nigerian Fish Stew is a flavorful and appetizing African fish stew made with tilapia fish and cooked in a spicy fragrant combination of tomatoes and peppers. It truly is incredibly delicious!

11 ingredients

Seafood
  • 1 lb Tilapia fish
Produce
  • 1 Bell pepper
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 3 Tomatoes
Canned Goods
  • 1 tbsp Bouillon powder
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Stock/water
Jollof rice is enjoyed by majority of the African countries, especially Nigeria and this recipe I’m sharing is mostly used by Nigerians. We refer to it as Nigerian Jollof Rice. l don’t think there’s any Nigerian home and abroad who doesn’t like Jollof Rice.

5 · Jollof rice is enjoyed by majority of the African countries, especially Nigeria and this recipe I’m sharing is mostly used by Nigerians. We refer to it as Nigerian Jollof Rice. l don’t think there’s any Nigerian home and abroad who doesn’t like Jollof Rice.

16 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 cup Chicken/beef stock
Produce
  • 3 pieces Bay leaves
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Onions, big
  • 3 pieces Scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 Seize ginger, small
  • 1 tbsp Thyme
  • 4 Tomatoes, medium-size
Canned Goods
  • 240 g Tomato paste
Condiments
  • 50 g Butter/margarine
Pasta & Grains
  • 4 cups Long bismati rice
Baking & Spices
  • 4 Redball pepper
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 8 cubes Seasoning
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
Frozen
  • 1 tbsp Curry