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Gambian Spinach with Peanut Sauce

Gambian Spinach with Peanut Sauce

A recipe for Gambian Spinach with Peanut Sauce! Spinach is simmered with vegetables and peanut butter for a quick and flavorful meal.
Course Main
Cuisine Gambian
Keyword Gambian, greens, peanut, peanut butter, spinach, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 pound spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup natural unsweetened peanut butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Ground cayenne pepper to taste


  • In a large skillet, drizzle peanut oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened. Stir in the garlic, then the tomato. Cook until the tomato begins to soften and add the spinach. Cook, stirring often, until wilted.
  • Mix in the peanut butter and cook until it melts into a sauce. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne. Serve immediately with rice.