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.
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