Thursday, October 12, 2006

African Sweet Potato and Peanut stew yummmmmm

Very warm & delicious

1. 1tsb olive oil
2. 1 medium yellow onion
3. 1 clove garlic minced
4. 1 medium green bell pepper
5. 2tsp natural sweetener ie. honey
6. 1 tsp grated ginger
7. 1/2 tsp ground cumin
8. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
9.1/4 tsp cayenne
10. 1 1/2 pound sweet potatoes *make sure they aren't bad learned from gross experience* peel and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
11. one 14.5 oz can of crushed tomatoes
12. 1 1/2 basic veggie stock
13. salt to taste
14. 1 1/2 cooked or one 15 oz. can of red kidney beans
15. 3 tbsp of peanut butter
16. 1/2 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts

Heat oil add onion and garlic cook till soft and yellow add pepper and cover to soften.

stir-in ginger, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne and cook for 30 seconds

add sweet potato, stock and salt bringing to a boil

reduce and simmer for about 30 minutes

before end of cooking time stir-in kidney beans and simmer

in a small bowl blend PB with broth to dissolve and add to stew

optional to take some stew and blend to give different consistency (usually I do this)

add peanuts for decoration and crunchiness and VOILA!!!!


Anita said...

I can't wait to make this. I still have never tried it but have heard lots of wonderful things about it.

Anita said...

I made this last night and it was really really good. I added a bit of turmeric for extra flavour.