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Today at Dee’s Mealz, I will be telling you how to cook spaghetti mixed with beans.
To prepare this recipe, you can use Iron beans, brown beans, etc.
For today, we will be learning how to cook beans and spaghetti together in one pot. Yummy right? No worries, it’s healthy and quite simple to prepare.
Beans in general, is known to be very healthy for consumption and it gives protein to the body.
You can add a lot of ingredients and assorted meat or fish to this dish. This will make it more appealing and more tasty.
To cook spaghetti and beans, you can use palm oil or vegetable oil. We all know that palm oil is a bit sticky to the mouth, so I prefer using vegetable oil in cooking this recipe.
So, let’s begin cooking.
- 1 packet of Spaghetti
- 4 cups of white beans
- 1/3 teaspoon of potash
- 1 ½ tablespoon of grounded crayfish
- 3 cups of tomato stew
- 4 stalks of spring onion (optional)
- 6 seasoning cubes
- 350 ml of Vegetable Oil
Pick the beans, wash with warm water and turn in a suitable pot. Add 1/3 teaspoon of potash, add water (make sure it is the level of water is over the beans), cover the pot and set on heat to cook till soft.
Chop and wash the spring onion and turn in a suitable plate.
Nicely chop the garlic cloves.
When the beans are soft, turn in a basket so the water can drain. Wash with water twice and set aside.
Set an empty pot on heat, add the vegetable oil and the tomato stew in the pot, add the chopped garlic, mix and allow to fry for 15 minutes.
Add 1 liter of water to the pot when after it’s 15 minutes.
Add the seasoning cubes and salt to taste.
Add the grounded crayfish, stir with a cooking spoon, cover the pot and allow to boil.
Now break the spaghetti in half and add to the boiling mixture on heat.
Cover the pot and allow to cook for 10 minutes before mixing with a spoon.
Note: this is to allow the spaghetti settle in the pot to avoid sticking together.
Then allow to cook till soft. When the spaghetti is soft, add the cooked beans and the chopped spring onion. Mix well and allow to cook till the water is all dried up.
Set down from heat and serve or allow to cool down before serving.
Do enjoy and be back for more Nigerian food recipes.
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