African Sweet Potato Stew

Editor
A wonderful dish that everyone will enjoy
African Sweet Potato Stew
Time Inc. Books

I created this excellent recipe when I was desperate to add a vegetarian dish to our Easter menu. Even the nonvegetarians loved it!—Phyllis Good, author of Stock the Crock

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Ready in
5 h
4
Servings
426
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Freeze any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Ingredients

  • 5 Cups peeled, chopped sweet potatoes
  • 3 Cups sliced (or halved, if small) fresh white mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 Cup small cubes of fresh pineapple
  • 3/4 Cups uncooked green lentils
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 Teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 Teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger or 1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced, or 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 Cups vegetable broth
  • 1 Cup chopped fresh spinach leaves, lightly packed
  • 1/4 Cup peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/3 Cup chopped peanuts, for garnish

Directions

Grease the interior of the slow cooker crock with nonstick cooking spray.

Combine the sweet potatoes and next 10 ingredients (through broth) in the prepared crock and mix well.

Cover. Cook on Low 3 to 4 1⁄2 hours, or until the sweet potatoes, lentils, and onions are tender.

Add the chopped spinach leaves, peanut butter, and lime juice. Stir well. Cook just until heated through.

Serve in bowls. Top with chopped peanuts.

Excerpted from Stock the Crock by Phyllis Good. Copyright © 2017 Oxmoor House.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
14%
Sugar
18g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Protein
18g
36%
Carbs
73g
24%
Vitamin A
1231µg
100%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
39.5%
Vitamin C
42mg
70%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
3mg
15%
Vitamin K
46µg
58%
Calcium
105mg
10%
Fiber
12g
49%
Folate (food)
242µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
242µg
61%
Iron
5mg
27%
Magnesium
113mg
28%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
33%
Phosphorus
301mg
43%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
1287mg
37%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.9%
Sodium
197mg
8%
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
38.4%
Zinc
3mg
17%