African Mashed Vegetables
My friend Susan from Nairobi, Kenya taught me how to prepare this traditional Kikuyu dish that’s served at all her major ceremonies in her homeland. It is a side dish made by mashing beans, corn, potatoes along with some other vegetables and served with beef, chicken and according to Susan, just about anything.
She served it with an African Beef Stew called Kitoeo and some greens. Not only is this dish quite tasty, it has to be nutritious with all the vegetables included. Looking at in the pot, it’s not much to look at but please don’t judge this dish by its cover.
We used frozen vegetables because of availability but Susan said at home they would go out to their gardens and pick fresh ingredients. You know me, I always try to use the freshest ingredients I can find but sometimes that’s just not possible. So if you have fresh ingredients, go for it.