Ghanaian gravy in a dish

Ghanaian gravy

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  • 容易
  • Serves 6 - 8

Serve this gravy with our spiced rice with beef recipe for a Ghanaian-inspired dish that's great for a large gathering or family feast

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (8)
Nutrient Unit
kcal 72
fat 4g
saturates 0.3g
carbs 6g
sugars 5g
fibre 2g
protein 1g
salt 0.02g


  • 3 tbspvegetable oil
  • 2onions,chopped
  • 3 tbsptomato purée
  • 4tomatoes,chopped
  • 400g canchopped tomatoes
  • 1scotch bonnet chillior 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4thyme sprigs,leaves picked, or ½ tsp dried thyme


  • STEP 1

    Heat the vegetable oil in asaucepanover a medium heat and cook the onions for 10 mins until softened. Add the tomato purée and sizzle for a few minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the tomatoes, the can of chopped tomatoes, the whole scotch bonnet chilli or cayenne pepper, the thyme and 200ml water. Season well and simmer for 30 mins until the gravy has thickened and is a deep red colour. Remove and discard the scotch bonnet chilli before serving.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine,November 2021

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