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Healthy Nigerian-Spinach Soup

This soup can be made with any vegetable of choice. You can replace spinach with any of the following vegetables:
Pumpkin leaves (Telfairia occidentalis)
Scenting leaves (Ocimum gratissimum)
Okazi (Gnetum africanum)


1 lb chicken breast (Fish or beef can be used)
1 bunch of Spinach
1 Medium size Onion
3 table spoon Olive Oil
1 cup of shrimps or/and cray fish (sun dried shrimps)
1 bell pepper
2 medium size fresh tomatoes
Salt to taste


Pick and wash the spinach under running water, making sure there are no sand residue.
Clean and cut up the onion
Wash shrimps or cray fish where available
Wash pepper and tomatoes
Combine  all the above in a blender, add a cup of water and process until very smooth. Pour into a pot, cut up the chicken breast and add to the pot, if using fish like tilapia, clean and cut it up, beef can be used also. Add the olive oil. In this soup we are using chicken breast. Allow to cook over medium heat for 45 minutes if only shrimps or fish are used. If chicken and beef are used, allow to cook until meat is tender and cooked. Add salt to taste. This soup is healthy and very delicious. It can be enjoyed by  it self or served with brown rice, ofada rice, boiled or baked sweet potatoes and Irish potatoes.

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