African Sweet Potato-Peanut Stew

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Total Time:
12.75 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Vegan Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - Water
  • 3 tbsp - Low salt soy sauce
  • 1 - Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 - Small sweet potatoes, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 - Red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 - Small carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups - Canned crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1 cup - Dried garbanzo beans or 1 can of chickpeas
  • 4 tbsp - Chopped fresh herbs - mint, sage and marjoram (cilantro, basil - optional)
  • 3 tbsp - Peanut butter
  • 2 tsp - Curry powder (Rajma masala or any other curry powder)

How to Make African Sweet Potato-Peanut Stew

  • Soak the beans/ chickpeas overnight and cook until tender.
  • Heat the soy sauce and water in a large saucepan.
  • Add the onions and sweet potatoes, mix well and cook for about 5 minutes or until the onions are softened.
  • Add the carrots, bell pepper and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, water, beans with herbs, peanut butter and curry powder.
  • Stir to mix, bring to a boil, cook covered and simmer for another 10 minutes or until the vegetables are fork-tender.
  • Sprinkle more fresh herbs on top and serve hot over brown rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan.