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African Dodo (Creamed Vegetables)

African Dodo (Creamed Vegetables)

African Dodo (Creamed Vegetables) | Dads That Cook

By Jason Glover

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A simple and flavorful Rwandan side dish. Dodo is from the amaranth family and only found in Africa, but give this a try with kale, chard or spinach - you're gonna love it!

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

 ½ lb kale, chard, spinach, or other hearty green
 ¼ cup butter
 Salt and pepper
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 yellow onion, diced
 ¼ cup heavy cream
 1 tsp maggi (crumbled bouillon cube)

1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and blanch the greens for 2 minutes.

2

Strain, run under cold water, and roughly chop.

3

Melt the butter with a pinch of salt in a large pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and sauté until softened.

4

Stir in the blanched greens, heavy cream, and maggi (crumbled bouillon). Simmer for 2-3 minutes.

5

Serve and enjoy!

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Ingredients

 ½ lb kale, chard, spinach, or other hearty green
 ¼ cup butter
 Salt and pepper
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 yellow onion, diced
 ¼ cup heavy cream
 1 tsp maggi (crumbled bouillon cube)

Directions

1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and blanch the greens for 2 minutes.

2

Strain, run under cold water, and roughly chop.

3

Melt the butter with a pinch of salt in a large pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and sauté until softened.

4

Stir in the blanched greens, heavy cream, and maggi (crumbled bouillon). Simmer for 2-3 minutes.

5

Serve and enjoy!

African Dodo (Creamed Vegetables)

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