West African Peanut Stew Recipe – 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.