Peanuts are an important part of many African cuisines. Combined with sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and kale, they give this stew a power punch of nutrients and great flavor. Serve with rice or bread and a salad.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons vegetable stock, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir until onion is soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Add remaining stock, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, brown rice, and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover the stew. Simmer until sweet potatoes and rice are tender, about 45 minutes.

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  • Combine peanut butter with 1/2 cup of the liquid from the stew. Stir into a smooth paste.

  • Add the peanut butter mixture and kale to the stew. Cook until kale is wilted, about 5 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, soy sauce, and hot pepper sauce.

Nutrition Facts

483 calories; protein 14.1g 28% DV; carbohydrates 77.6g 25% DV; fat 14.4g 22% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 983.9mg 39% DV. Full Nutrition