Ibondwe – Cooking With Gloria



Ibondwe this is a tasty wild vegetable. It’s known as Wild Spinach in
English. It grows as a weed in common vegetable garden. With time people have realised it’s nutritional values and it’s also grown like other vegetables.

You Will Need:

1kg Ibondwe (Wild Spinach).
Cut it in big slices because it shrinks after cooking.
Wash it thoroughly and allow water to drain for at least 20
minutes.Use a collander to drain the water.

1 medium onion especially spring onion
2 medium tomatoes
200mls cooking oil
pinch of salt


Put 200mls cooking oil in a sauce pan and heat.
Grate the tomato and onions.
Fry them for 5 minutes and add the Ibondwe.
Add a pinch of salt and stir.
Cook for 10 minutes and remove from heat.
Allow to cool and serve with Nshima.
Make 4 servings.
Enjoy the meal.


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