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A balanced menu provides a variety of food groups and key nutrients.

MyMenu IQ™ generates a nutritional score, considering the energy content and the nutrients in the menu, and their contribution towards achieving nutritional recommendations as based on a 2,000 kcal daily diet for an average adult.
 
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Room for Balance Improvement (0 - 44)
This menu has room to improve its nutritional balance to help you meet dietary and nutritional recommendations.
Good Balance (45 - 69)
This menu has great nutritional balance, providing a good variety of food groups and key nutrients.
Great Balance (70 - 100)
This menu has great nutritional balance, providing a good variety of food groups and key nutrients.
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Carbohydrates
151g / 73%
Protein
18.3g / 8%
Total fat
16.3g / 18%
The energy content breakdown shows the amount of the macronutrients (i.e. carbohydrate, protein and fat) contained in one serving of the recipe and their relative contribution (in %) to the total energy content of the serving.

Nutritional tips

  • Enjoy this balanced cuisine made with tasty, nutritious, and affordable local ingredients
  • Did you know that adding vegetables and herbs at the end of cooking helps to retain their vibrant colours, flavour, crunchiness, and important nutrients?
  • Enjoy your meal with orange, pineapple, pawpaw, or other fruits high in Vitamin C, to help your body use more iron from the meal. #livestrongwithiron
  • Great News! This dish has a sufficient amount of oil and salt for a balanced and delicious meal, you don’t need to add more!
  • Smart Nutrition! MAGGI contains iodine to make your dish more nutritious and helps maintain good health for the whole family!
African - style Easy Main course

Classic Pottage

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30Min
Easy

Ingredients

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6 Portions
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1  Medium
Whole Yam
1 
Medium Onion
1  large
Fresh Tomatoes
3  large
Red bell Pepper
2 
MAGGI Cube
4  tbsp
Palm Oil
2 
Fresh Pepper
2  tbsp
Shrimp powder
2  Mediums
Smoked Fish Deboned
1  bunch
Spinach
1 
MAGGI Shrimp

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Nutrition Value

Energy
813,91 kcal
Carbohydrates
151,03 g
Protein
18,31 g
Total fat
16,31 g
Fiber
24,04 g
Sugars
8,75 g
Sodium
962,84 mg
Saturated Fats
5,68 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

30 Minutes
Step1
17 Min
In a clean pot, add water and blended pepper, onion, tomatoes and chillies Put on heat and bring to boil
Step2
10 Min
Add yam, crayfish and MAGGI Cube and cook for 10minAdd smoked fish, and palm oil, then cook for 10min.
Step3
3 Min
Add pumpkin leaves and allow to simmer for 3 min
Classic Pottage

Step1 of 3

In a clean pot, add water and blended pepper, onion, tomatoes and chillies Put on heat and bring to boil

Classic Pottage

Step2 of 3

Add yam, crayfish and MAGGI Cube and cook for 10minAdd smoked fish, and palm oil, then cook for 10min.

Classic Pottage

Step3 of 3

Add pumpkin leaves and allow to simmer for 3 min

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