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Beans in groundnut/peanut sauce

Beans can be prepared in many different ways. In this recipe, I show how you can make beans in groundnut (peanut) sauce. It is a simple vegetarian recipe and the sauce can go with ugali (posho), rice, matooke, … Peanuts are known across many parts of Africa as “ground nuts”.

Spinach in groundnut/peanut sauce with matoke

Spinach in groundnut/peanut sauce

This BASIC Spinach in groundnut/peanut sauce recipe shows how to prepare spinach or other similar vegetables in groundnut (peanut) sauce. Different vegetables in groundnut sauce are widely eaten in many, not only African countries and Uganda is no exception. This is not only good for vegetarians.

King's College Budo Rice

King’s College Budo Rice Recipe

This recipe shows how to prepare rice “KCB-style”, with canned fish. King’s College, Budo, is a cool, mixed, boarding secondary school, near Kampala. Students, at least a while ago, used to find ways of making use of the canned fish they got after working on the school farm. The fish & other food items were donated by the World Food program (WFP). This is one of the ways the fish was used.

A simple Katogo recipe with groundnut/peanut sauce & potatoes

Katogo made with potatoes in groundnut/peanut sauce

“Katogo a dish where a staple is cooked in the same pot with a sauce, is popular in all regions of Uganda. The staple is usually matooke, Irish potatoes, cassava or sweet potatoes, while the sauce meat or vegetables – beans, peas, groundnuts or greens.” … as explained in the article from the Daily Monitor Newspaper (link is external): RECIPE: Enjoy Katogo-byenda for breakfast (link is external) where there is another variation of katogo.