Ground Nut Stew – Sierra Leone

Makes 4–6 servings

  • 2 T fair trade olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 chili pepper, diced
  • 2 t salt
  • ½ t ground cumin
  • ¼ t black pepper
  • 3 cups water or vegetable broth, plus more as needed
  • ½ c creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups white rice

Heat olive oil in large pot over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until brown. Add red pepper, tomatoes, carrots, chili pepper, spices and water/broth. Bring to a boil, then cover and cook on low until veggies are soft. Stir in peanut butter until evenly mixed. Serve over rice.