The addition of chopped peanuts to the spinach gives it a delightful crunchiness, the grated coconut an unexpected flavour.


2 oz. butter

2 12-oz. packages thawed frozen chopped spinach

½ cup grated coconut

½ cup peanuts chopped finely




In a 2-quart saucepan: Melt 2 oz. butter. Add 2 12-oz. packages thawed frozen chopped spinach, ½ cup grated coconut and ½ cup peanuts chopped finely. Toss lightly until ingredients are combines, heated through, and all liquid is absorbed. Correct the seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve as a vegetable with any meat, poultry or fish entrée.


8 portions


area : East Africa

course : vegetable dish


source : The African Cookbook / Bea Sandler