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Category: African 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


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 Recipes

Roselle-Ginger Punch

recipe Makes perfect celebration beverage What you’ll need: 1/2 pound fresh ginger, peeled and mashed 3 to 5 cinnamon sticks or 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 to 5 whole spice

christmas salad
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

Roselle relish - Photo by Jahnava Baltz
African Recipes

Roselle Relish

recipe Makes 4 cups What you’ll need: 6 cups roselle calyxes 4 cups of water 1 tablespoon grated orange peel 1 cup honey, or more to taste 1/2 cup pecans

African Recipes

Coconut Braised Collards

recipe serves 4 as a side What you’ll need: 1 large bunch collards, rinsed well in several changes of water 1 bunch of scallions 1 tablespoons unsalted butter(optional; to make

African American Recipes

Southern Pea Soup

recipe Makes about 12 servings What you’ll need: 1 cup dried black-eyed peas 2 cups dried split peas 3 lean ham hocks with extra fat removed 6 cups water 1

African Recipes

Rosella Muffins

recipe Makes 16 Muffins What you’ll need: 3 1/2 cups All Purpose Unbleached Flour 1/3 cup Light Brown Sugar 3 tsp Double-Acting Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Allspice

African Recipes

Roselle Sauce

recipe Yields 12-20 servings What you’ll need: 4 cups chopped roselle calyxes (thawed if frozen) 1 1/2 cups of water 1/2 cup of orange juice 1 cup white sugar 1