Creamy Spaghetti with Uziza Leaves

by SupermartNG

November 22, 2017 | 1:32 pm
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Uziza leaf is one leaf that turns most Nigerian soup from bland to spicy. And it did even better here by giving this meal a classy look and taste different from our everyday spaghetti. Enjoy this on days when your pillow isn’t keeping you warm enough.


Photo Credit: Taste



300 g spaghetti

1 pc onion

1 pc tatase

5 pcs prawns

125 ml cooking cream

1 tbsp unsalted butter

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tbsp uziza leaf

1 pc seasoning cubes

1 pinch salt

1 pc tomato



Devein the prawns and set aside. Roast the tatase over flame, allow to cook then deseed and chop into pieces. Also, chop the onions and uziza leaves and set aside. Note that the spaghetti used for this recipe is cooked.

Heat the butter in a medium saucepan. Saute the onion and tomato in the butter until the onion becomes translucent. Add the prawns and seasoning cube and cook on low heat until the prawns are cooked.

Add the uziza leaves and cream, and cook for about 2 minutes. Adjust seasoning with the chilli powder and salt.

Finally, stir in the tatase and spaghetti and allow to simmer for few minutes.

Serve hot.


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by SupermartNG

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