Butternut with Peanut Butter (Nhopi)

Featured Cook: Nyasha from Zimbabwe


  • 1 butternut
  • A spoonful of margarine
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter



  1. Peel of the skin from the butternut. Cut into cubes , remove seeds inside also.
  2. Place a pot with water 1/4 way up , put your butternut , sugar, a pinch of salt and a spoonful of margarine. Boil till they are very soft.
  3. Drain the water but leaving a little bit. Place pot back on stove , mash the butternut then add two tablespoons of peanut butter. Mix together with wooden spoon till peanut butter has blended in well with butternut. Then you are ready to serve.
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