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African Tomato Sauce
From: Animate Me

from congo cookbook

  • 3 teaspoons oil (for frying, palm oil is most authentic)
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1 (4 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped and mashed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • grated nutmeg (to taste)
  • salt (to Taste)
  • cayenne pepper (to taste)

Heat oil in a frying pan.

Fry onions for a 3 minutes.

Stir in all other ingredients.

Add water as necessary to make a smooth sauce.

Season to taste. Stir.

Bring to a slow boil, reduce heat, simmer for ten minutes.

Serve with fried Plantains or Yams.