Tunisian Yam and Red Bean Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 340.1
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 697.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.8 g
  • Protein: 10.2 g

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(Slowcooker Version) (Slowcooker Version)
Number of Servings: 6


    1 T. olive oil
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 large red bell peppers, chopped
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
    1 can small red beans, rinsed & drained
    1.5 lbs yams, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
    1.5 cups vegetable broth or water
    1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes
    1-3 jalapeno peppers, minced (adjust this to your heat preference)
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1-1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    1-1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

    1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
    1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
    1 lime, cut into 6 wedges
    sprigs of coriander


Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion & peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, till soft (5 minutes or so). Make space in the center and add garlic and ginger. Cook till fragrant (about a minute). Stir well to combine.

Place onion mixture in 5-qt. slow cooker. Add remaining stew ingredients (beans thru black pepper) and cook on low for 8 hours.

Before serving, ladle about a cup of the juices into a bowl; mix in peanut butter and stir till well combined. Return peanut butter mixture to crock and stir till well combined.

Top each serving with 1/2 T. dry roasted peanuts, a squeeze of lime juice, & coriander.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAMIENDUCKS.

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