|Vegetable egg sauce with Boiled Yam
Egg sauce is a versatile dish which can be prepared in different ways. Addition of freshly chopped Fluted pumpkin leaves is one of the various ways to enjoy this sauce. It adds a tasty twist to the normal egg sauce while nourishing your body with the mixture of vegetables.
Pumpkin leaves which is also added during the preparation of Egusi soup, Ogbono Soup, Okra Soup, Edikaikong soup, Efo Riro and a host of others is packed with nourishing vitamins such as Vitmains A, E, B5 and minerals such as potassium & magnesium. it is also rich in dietary fiber, anti-oxidants such as Beta-carotene & Alpha Carotene which helps slow down aging process, Eliminates free radicals responsible for cancerous growths e.t.c. Beta-carotene in the pumpkin leaves also helps restore skin damage caused by the sun while Alpha-carotene helps reduce the risk of developing cataracts, Folic Acid and Iron helps boost blood formation thereby reducing the risk of Anemia.
Nigerian Vegetable sauce recipe:
•Prep time: 15 minutes