Tasty waterleaf soup, here’s how to make it
This vegetable is fully filled with nutrients that does this body lots of good so it should be a regular in your household.
Waterleaf, also known as ‘gure’ in some parts of Yoruba land is a highly nutritious vegetable that contains antioxidants, fibre, iodine, iron, vitamin C and many more.
5 medium pieces of beef
4 pieces of shaki
1 small bunch of waterleaf
One handful of washed bitter leaves
1/2 cup of crayfish pieces
2 chopped scotch bonnet peppers
1 tablespoon of crayfish powder
1.5 cooking spoons of palm oil
- Boil and season the beef and shaki as well as any other protein you are adding.
- Add the crayfish powder, chopped pepper, crayfish pieces and all other seasoning cubes when you notice the boiling beef water has reduced significantly then reduce the heat.
- Wash and chop the water leaves and bitter leaves thinly.
- Allow the water in the pot of the beef to reduce drastically then add the oil and immediately add the bitter leaf and waterleaf and stir.
- Take off the heat immediately and allow the vegetables to cook in the warm pot without being on the fire so you don’t lose the nutrients from the vegetables.
Your waterleaf soup is ready! Serve with any swallow of choice or rice.