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Posted 2160 days ago
absolutely gorgeous! we had it with rice, but could put with chips, pitta, naan etc. it's a recipe you could change to suit taste/stock, and still enjoy. will def be making again! very economical too!
mike drake
Posted 2169 days ago
My dish looked nothing like the pic, there's no 5cm chunks in that pic. It tasted good, but the mixture was a lot thicker.
Posted 2308 days ago
Mine didn't look anything like this photo. Was yummy but just looked different.
Posted 2384 days ago
Cooked this for visiting relatives and they all complemented it. Both my kids enjoyed it as well and that's saying something! Nice recipe.
Posted 2398 days ago
I made this recipe yesterday and it was divine, I served it with whole wheat roti which worked really well, even the kids loved it.
susan batchelor
Posted 2409 days ago
Cooked this last night and it was simply delicious...just cooked some rice to go with it along with some olive bread divine!

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African Influenced Sweet Potato Stew

African Influenced Sweet Potato Stew

African Sweet Potato Stew is rated 2.8 / 5 based on 50 votes.

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Slow Cooker Size 3.5L+
Serves: 8
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You’ll have no worries about getting enough of your daily vegetables if you prepare this wonderful and hearty African-influenced stew. Prepare for a delicious and bold combination of flavours. Serve with bread or cornbread for a satisfying, delicious, and healthy meal.


  • 3 lb (1.5kg) sweet potatoes , peeled and cut into 5cm (2") chunks
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves and stems
  • 28oz (800g) diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup peanut butter (creamy or crunchy)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 14 oz (400g) garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
  • 14 oz (400g)  packet frozen whole or cut green beans


  • Use a blender or food processor to blend garlic, cilantro, tomatoes (with juice), peanut butter, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and ¾ teaspoon salt until pureed.
  • Pour mixture into slow cooker. Stir in water. Add sweet potatoes and garbanzo beans and stir.
  • Cover and cook on Low setting for 8 to 10 hours or on High setting for 4 to 5 hours, until potatoes are very tender.
  • About a quarter-hour before stew is done, cook green beans to package directions. Stir into stew before serving.
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