Vegetable sauce recipe
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Vegetable Sauce Recipe

This vegetable sauce is surprisingly easy to make, the recipe is easy and straight forward. For its health benefits, it now has a permanent place on my food menu.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Nigerian Cuisine
Keyword: Vegetable sauce recipe, Vegetable stew
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 557kcal
Author: Chy Anegbu
Cost: 3000 Naira


  • 4 cups of sliced fresh tomatoes.
  • Sliced fresh pepper To taste.
  • 1 cup of sliced onions.
  • 3 seasoning cubes
  • 1 KG of assorted meat.
  • Half teaspoon of beef seasoning spice
  • One big bowl of sliced fluted pumpkin.
  • 3 spoons of ground crayfish.
  • 200 ml vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste.


  • Wash and slice the fresh tomatoes, peppers, and onions.
  • Slice the vegetables (fluted pumpkin) to tiny bits. Wash before you slice.
  • Season the assorted meat with two seasoning cubes, half teaspoon of beef seasoning spice, a teaspoon of salt and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Heat your frying pan, add 200ml of vegetable oil, once heated add the sliced onions, then the tomatoes and peppers. Let them fry for 10-15 minutes, stir in-between.
  • Add the cooked meat, the remaining seasoning cube, salt to taste, ground crayfish and stir, let it simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Add vegetables, stir, taste for salt.
  • Let it simmer on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve this vegetable sauce (stew) with rice, beans or yam. I decided to throw in some fried ripe plantain.