Saturday, June 21, 2008

Irio

http://www.kenyatravelideas.com/kenya-recipes.html

Serves 8.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup dried peas (or canned peas)
  • 1 lb canned corn or 6 ears of fresh corn
  • Several potatoes or instant mashed potatoes
  • ½ lb pumpkin greens or spinach
  • Lima Beans (optional)
  • Chopped fried onions (optional)
  • Black pepper
  • Salt
Directions:
  • Boil dried peas until d├ętente, drain and set aside.
  • Also boil the potatoes, corn, lima beans, and the greens, drain and set aside.
  • Mix the fried onions with all the above, add salt & pepper to taste and mash.
  • The consistency should be that of firm mashed potatoes.
  • You can also add a little bit of butter if desired.
  • The leftovers taste great the next day when fried with a bit of oil in a pan.

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