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Ndole, a Cameroonian Peanut Stew served in a white bowl with cajun shrimp or prawns on top

Not Your Average Ndole + Cameroonian Peanut Stew

Servings 6
Author Beautiful Eats & Things


  • 9 oz of spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger minced
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened natural peanut butter
  • 2 cups of beef broth
  • 1 lb of shrimp
  • 1 small butternut squash cut into cubes
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt/pepper to taste


  1. Heat a large pot to medium heat, and add oil. Sauté onion, garlic, ginger, and butternut squash until veggies are tender.
  2. Stir in unsweetened peanut butter and beef broth until all ingredients are combined. Add spinach leaves and shrimp and simmer until shrimp is fully cooked.
  3. Turn down heat to low and add tomatoes. Stir and let simmer for about 5 minutes. Add cayenne pepper, and salt/pepper to taste.
  4. Enjoy!