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Fasting “cheese” from potatoes – a Recipe from the Odd Ethiopia

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Yedinich But’echa’ Fasting “cheese” from potatoes * The potatoes may be cooked entire & peeled then.
Yedinich But’echa’ is a vegetarian dish. It is eaten since a alter for a cottage cheese during the fasting season.

medium cooking pan
mixing bowl

4 medium potatoes
½ cup oil
1 ½ cups green pepper chopped
1 cup onion chopped
2 Tbsp lemon juice or vinegar
to taste salt

How to create Fasting “cheese” from potatoes
Peel potatoes and decrease into small pieces.* Cook in 2 cups of water for 30 minutes. Discard water and mash the potatoes. Add the green pepper, lemon juice, oil & salt. Mix well, refrigerate and keep in cool place priorserving.

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