This Congo rice stew is a typical side dish or vegetarian main dish. It has a combination of rice, spinach and okra. We enjoyed it as a side dish to the moambe chicken and fried plantains for a well-rounded Congolese meal. It is quick and easy to make, enjoy!
Potage de Riz aux Épinards (Congo Rice)
- 1 large bunch of spinach
- 10 small okra
- 5 Tablespoons rice
- salt to taste
- Wash the spinach and okra thoroughly then shred the spinach and slice the okra into thin rings.
- Bring 4 cups of lightly-salted water to a boil, add the spinach and okra and boil for 15 minutes.
- Stir in the rice, bring to a simmer then cook for 20 minutes more.
- Serve hot