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Nigerian blended pepper mix/stew base

Nigerian Pepper Mix

Abi Olayiwola
This blended pepper mix is the base of a lot of Nigerian recipes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Ingredient
Cuisine Nigerian
Servings 8
Calories 48 kcal



  • Remove the stalk from the scotch bonnet and the bell pepper. Wash the peppers and the tomatoes. Peel the onions.
  • Remove the seeds from the peppers if you are using a blender at home. If you have a very powerful blender or have access to a mechanical grinder, leave the seeds.
  • Cut up all the ingredients. Add into a blender with some water and grind to a smooth puree.


Calories: 48kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 8mgPotassium: 396mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2668IUVitamin C: 96mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Ata lilo, Nigerian pepper mix
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