Pumpkin Leaves Soup Recipe

Pumpkin leaves soup is a nutritious and flavorful dish made with fresh pumpkin leaves. It is a popular dish in many African countries, known for its vibrant green color and delicious taste. The leaves are cooked with a variety of ingredients such as onions, tomatoes, garlic, and spices to create a rich and hearty soup. Pumpkin leaves are packed with vitamins and minerals, making this soup a healthy choice. It can be enjoyed on its own or served with rice or bread.

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Ingredients for Pumpkin Leaves Soup Recipe

  • 100 gram Pumpkin Leaves
  • 1/5 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.40 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 0.40 Tomatoes, Diced
  • 0.40 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.80 cup Vegetable Or Chicken Broth
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Optional Spices: Paprika, Cayenne Pepper, Thyme

Directions: Pumpkin Leaves Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash the pumpkin leaves thoroughly and remove any tough stems.
  • STEP 2.In a large pot, heat oil and sauté onions and garlic until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add tomatoes and cook until they soften.
  • STEP 4.Add the pumpkin leaves and stir well.
  • STEP 5.Pour in vegetable or chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • STEP 6.Reduce heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, until the leaves are tender.
  • STEP 7.Season with salt, pepper, and any other desired spices.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot with rice or bread.
  • STEP 9.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Choose young and tender pumpkin leaves for the best flavor and texture.
  • You can add protein such as cooked chicken or fish to make it a more substantial meal.
  • Feel free to adjust the spices and seasonings according to your taste preferences.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover pumpkin leaves soup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs or a squeeze of lemon juice for added freshness.
Nutrition
value
281
calories per serving
19 g Fat13 g Protein14 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    19g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    19g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    74mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    890mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    93mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    32mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    135mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    219mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp