African Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.8
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 607.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

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From the Vegan Table (C Patrick-Goudreau)
From the Vegan Table (C Patrick-Goudreau)

Number of Servings: 6


    2 medium yellow onions, chopped
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    2 red bell peppers, seeded/choped
    1-2 TBSP light brown sugar
    1 tsp fresh minced ginger
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1-2 tsp ground cinnamon (more if you like)
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    1/2 to 2/3 cup natural peanut butter
    2-3 medium sweet potatoes, diced
    1 can red kidney beans
    1 can (15 ou) diced tomatoes
    4 cups low sodium vegetable stock
    salt to taste

    book lists at 491 calories per serving (6-10 listed); 19 g fat, 22 g protein, 60 g carb, 13 g fiber; 0 cholesterol and 1071 mg sodium


sautee garlic/onions until softened
add peper and cook til softened
stir in brown sugar, ginger, cumin, cinnamon, pepper
stir in peanut butter
add potatoes, kidney beans (rinsed) and tomatoes - stir to coat
add vegetable stock and bring to boil
reduce heat and simmer until sweet potatoes are soft (about 30 min)
can top with chopped cilantro and/or peanuts if desired

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CMW714.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I recently made this and its WONDERFUL! It sure made way more than the 6 servings shown... probably nearly 16 cups of stew when I was done. Maybe my sweet potatos are bigger. Yum yum yum - 10/21/11