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Recipe: Garden Eggs Stew

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10 large Garden Eggs
1-2 large fresh Tilapia, each cut into 3 pieces

5-6 large Tomatoes
2 scotch bonnet pepper and a handful of kpakpo shito. You can use other peppers

2 Large Onions
3/4 cup Palm Oil
Salt to taste
1. Season the tilapia with salt and spices for half an hour to an hour in the fridge

2. Fry the chopped onions in palm oil for 5 minutes

3. Cut off the stalks of the garden eggs and slice each into two

4. Boil the garden eggs for 10-15 minutes on high heat in a pot until they become transparent and the outer layer begins to peel off

5. Add the blended tomatoes and peppers to the pot of frying onions (stew) and continue to stir regularly for about 10-15 minutes

6. Add salt to taste
7. Remove the outer layer of the garden eggs (optional)

8. Mash the garden eggs into a rough paste
9. Add the mashed garden eggs to the stew
10. Add the fresh tilapia to the stew
11. Leave the stew to simmer on low to medium heat stirring occasionally for another 15-20 minutes

12. Add boiled eggs to garnish (optional)
13. Garden egg stew can be served with yam and or boiled plantain

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