African Vegetable Loaf

Quick nutritious patties that are easy to prepare.

Serves six
Preparation time: 40 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Tender baobab (Adansonia digitata) leaves, 100 g
Carrot, 100 g
Onion, 200 g
Cassava or potato starch, 1 tablespoon
Minced meat (beef, chicken, fish, mutton, or pork), 200 g
Ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic cloves, 5
Salad oil, 1 tablespoon
Salt, 1/2 teaspoon


1. Wash and dry baobab leaves, carrot, onion and garlic. Cut baobab leaves and onion into 1 cm pieces, carrot into thin threads, and garlic in fine pieces; set the cut pieces aside.
2. In a large bowl, combine the cut vegetables with the minced meat, the cassava starch, black pepper and salt; mix thoroughly.
3 Add salad oil to a frying pan or skillet over medium heat.
4. Add the vegetable mixture and saute or fry gently until cooked.

Baobab leaves could be replaced with other leafy indigenous vegetables.

African Vegetable Loaf was last modified: August 3rd, 2012 by Brassica