African Peanut Stew
Loaded with gobs of spices, natural peanut butter, and other Earthfoods, African Peanut Stew is a meal in itself. In fact, it’s so filling you may not need the traditional sandwich or salad that you usually pair with a bowl of soup. 4 Earthfoods per serving: ♥♥♥♥
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1large onion, chopped
  • 3cloves fresh garlic, mincedor you can use jarred minced garlic
  • 1tsp. powdered ginger
  • 1 1/2tsp. cumin
  • 1 1/2tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1pinch ground cloves
  • 1-15 oz.can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2pounds sweet potatoes, sliced and unpeeledabout 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 5cups water
  • 1tsp. Sea salt
  • 1/2cup fresh ground peanut butterthe only ingredient should be peanuts (salt is OK too)
  • 1pinch cayenne pepper
  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Saute the onion until slightly browned.
  2. Add garlic through cloves and cook for one minute. Add tomatoes and sweet potatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add water and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in peanut butter and cayenne and blend with an immersion blender (or transfer to a blender/food processor) until smooth.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per serving (one bowl): Calories: 325; Total Fat: 16 grams; Saturated Fat: 2 grams; Sodium: 510 mg; Potassium: 460 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 41 grams; Dietary Fiber: 8 grams; Net Carbohydrates: 33 grams; Sugar: 10 grams (0 grams added sugar); Protein: 8 grams