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African Sweet Potato Stew (Vegetarian)

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“The mixture of sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and peanut butter is a common flavor combination in African cuisine. Posted for ZWT7.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion; cook, stirring, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Mix in cabbage and garlic; cook, stirring, until cabbage is tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in sweet potatoes, tomatoes, tomato juice, apple juice, ginger, and red pepper flakes.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover.
  6. Simmer until hot and bubbling, about 6 minutes.
  7. Stir in green beans and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in peanut butter until well blended and hot, about 1 minute.
  9. Serve stew with crusty bread and a salad, or spoon it over rice or mashed potatoes.
  10. HELPFUL HINT: To save time, use packaged cabbage slaw mix instead of chopping up a head of cabbage.
  11. Per Serving: 261 Calories; 8g Protein; 9g Fat; 40g Carbohydrates; 0 Cholesterol; 425mg Sodium; 8g Fiber.

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