Vegetable egg sauce with Fluted pumpkin "Ugu" leaves
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  • Vegetable egg sauce with Boiled Yam 
  • Egg sauce is a versatile dish which can be prepared in different ways. Addition of freshly chopped Fluted pumpkin leaves is one of the various ways to enjoy this sauce. It adds a tasty twist to the normal egg sauce while nourishing your body with the mixture of vegetables. Pumpkin leaves which is also added during the preparation of Egusi soup, Ogbono Soup, Okra Soup, Edikaikong soup, Efo Riro and a host of others is packed with nourishing vitamins such as Vitmains A, E, B5 and minerals such as potassium & magnesium. it is also rich in dietary fiber, anti-oxidants such as Beta-carotene & Alpha Carotene which helps slow down aging process, Eliminates free radicals responsible for cancerous growths e.t.c. Beta-carotene in the pumpkin leaves also helps restore skin damage caused by the sun while Alpha-carotene helps reduce the risk of developing cataracts, Folic Acid and Iron helps boost blood formation thereby reducing the risk of Anemia.
  • Nigerian Vegetable sauce recipe
  • •Prep time:  15 minutes
  • •Cook time:10 minutes
  • •Total time: 25 minutes
  • •Region:      Nigeria
  • •Serves:      4
  • •Misc:          Serve Hot
  • • ½ cup Vegetable oil
  • •3 Scotch Bonnet pepper (Red/yellow)
  • • 2 Red Onion
  • •5 Plum Tomatoes
  • • 1 Seasoning cube, crushed
  • • 1 tsp. Curry powder
  • • ½ tsp. Thyme
  • • 2 Eggs
  • • 350g Fluted Pumpkin leaves "Ugwu"
  • Step 1: Chop the Scotch bonnet pepper, Onions, Tomatoes, Pumpkin leaves "Ugwu" separately......Set aside. 
  • Step 2: Heat the vegetable oil till hot. Add the Chopped onion and
  • pepper, Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the chopped tomatoes, Salt to taste, Crushed seasoning, curry powder, thyme. Leave to fry for 3 mins while stirring occasionally.
  • Step 3: Break the eggs into the pot and stir to incorporate
  • the mixture. Leave for 3 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  • Step 4: Add the chopped pumpkin leaves and stir. Leave to
  • simmer for 3 mins.
  • Turn off the burner and serve with Yam, Plantain, Rice, Irish or sweet Potatoes
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