African Sweet Potato Stew is rated
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Slow Cooker Size
You’ll have no worries about getting enough of your daily vegetables
if you prepare this wonderful and hearty African-influenced stew.
Prepare for a delicious and bold combination of flavours. Serve with
bread or cornbread for a satisfying, delicious, and healthy meal.
3 lb (1.5kg)sweet potatoes
, peeled and cut into
5cm (2") chunks
loosely packed fresh
cilantro leaves and stems
28oz (800g)diced tomatoes
½ cuppeanut butter
(creamy or crunchy)
2 teaspoonsground cumin
½ teaspoonground cinnamon
¼ teaspoonground cayenne pepper
14 oz (400g)garbanzo beans
rinsed and drained
14 oz (400g)
whole or cut
Use a blender or food processor to blend garlic, cilantro,
tomatoes (with juice), peanut butter, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne
pepper, and ¾ teaspoon salt until pureed.
Pour mixture into slow cooker. Stir in water. Add sweet potatoes
and garbanzo beans and stir.
Cover and cook on Low setting for 8 to 10 hours or on High
setting for 4 to 5 hours, until potatoes are very tender.
About a quarter-hour before stew is done, cook green beans to
package directions. Stir into stew before serving.