West African Peanut Stew – Niger

Makes 6 servings (424 g per serving) (Allergen alert: contains nuts)

• 1 medium onion, chopped • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced • 4 tablespoons FAIR TRADE olive oil • 6 cups water • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper • ½ teaspoon salt • ½ teaspoon black pepper • 3 small sweet potatoes, cubed • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped • 3 cups chopped kale or spinach • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter

In a large pot, sauté onion, garlic and ginger in oil until tender. Add 5 cups water and season with crushed red pepper, salt and black pepper. Stir in sweet potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in 1 cup water, tomatoes, greens and peanut butter. Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice.

Nutrients

Calories 403 kcal
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Phosphorus 40 mg
Potassium 372 mg
Sodium 226 mg