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Category: African American Recipes

African American Recipes

Hoppin’ John

recipe Makes 4 servings What you’ll need: 1 cup dried black-eyed peas or pinto beans 21/4 cup or 3 cups ham broth 1/2 cup chopped ham. 1/2 cup rice Salt

African American Recipes

Gumbo

recipe Makes 8 servings What you’ll need: 16oz fresh okra 1 bell pepper chopped 1 onion chopped 5 large tomatoes chopped 6 oz can tomato paste Salt and black pepper

African American Recipes

Mommo’s Sweet Potato Pudding

recipe Serves 6 What you’ll need: 6 large, sweet potatoes 1 stick melted butter 4 large eggs 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon

African American Recipes

Sweet Potato Boats

recipe Serves 6 What you’ll need: 6 medium sweet potatoes Oil 1/4 cup molasses 1 cup butter or margarine, melted 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon

African American Recipes

Candied Sweet Potato

recipe Serves 4-6 What you’ll need: 2 large sweet potatoes 1 large apple (optional) 2 slices fresh or canned pineapple 2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar Instructions: Cook potatoes

African American Recipes

Sweet potato pie

recipe Serves 6 -8 What you’ll need: Sweet Potatoes 2 large, sweet potatoes, boiled whole in skin 1 stick butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1

African American Recipes

Christmas Pea Salad

recipe Serves 12-16 What you’ll need: 1 15-ounce can of red black beans 1 15-can of black beans 1 15-ounce can of green pigeon peas 6 green onions, minced. 6

African American Recipes

Sweet Potato Cakes

recipe sweet potato cake What you’ll need: 1/2 cup fat 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons baking

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African American Recipes

Sweet Potato Pone

recipe Sweet Potato Pone What you’ll need: 2 1/2 cups raw grated sweet potatoes (yams) 1 cup molasses 2 eggs 2 cups rich milk 1 tablespoon melted butter 1 teaspoon

African American Recipes

Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

recipe Makes a loaf of bread What you’ll need: 1 cup finely mashed sweet potatoes 1 tablespoon warm water 1/2 yeast cake 1 teaspoon 1 3/4 cups flour, or sufficient