Mukimo, a Kenyan Dish

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Mukimo is a staple dish among the Kikuyu of central Kenya that is mainly made of potatoes. It is often served with a meat stew.


  • 2lb Potatoes
  • 1lb peas
  • 1lb corn
  • 1/2lb Spinach
  • 1 cup of heavy cream or sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to season

Boil potatoes, peas and corn until soft. Steam spinach for 5 minutes, or until tender.
If peas and corn are canned, there is no need to boil.

Drain all the water from the cooked ingredients, place together in a bowl and mash until the mixture is smooth and green.

Add cream and mix well. Finally, add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with your favorite stew.

Feeds 8.

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