Tunisian Sweet Potato Stew

Prep: 20 minutes Cook 30 minutes

Serves:6-8

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 tsp coriander
  • 2-3 sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cubed
  • 2-14.5 ounce cans tomatoes, chopped
  • 2-14.5 ounce cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup green beans, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions

Place the water, onion, jalapenos, ginger and garlic in a large pot. Cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. Add cumin, cinnamon, red pepper and coriander. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Add sweet potatoes, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, green beans, vegetable broth and peanut butter. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Stir in cilantro and let rest for 2 minutes. Serve over rice or other whole grains.