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Sweet Potato Maafe

Recipe Information

Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 483 calories, 24 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 565 mg. sodium, 61 g. carbohydrate, 12 g. fiber, 11 g. protein

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Sweet Potato Maafe

What’s a maafe, you ask? A vegetarian version of a popular west African dish, this delicious dinner is packed with nutrition and pairs the full, satisfying flavors of sweet potato with a spicy peanut and tomato sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet potato, peeled and cubed (or substitute boneless chicken breast)
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 2 cups vegetable stock or chicken stock
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 turnips (or other root vegetable), peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • Sea salt and white pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and sweet potato until browned. Add carrot, turnip, tomato, and broth and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer until carrots are soft.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the tomato paste and peanut butter with a little hot broth. Add peanut butter mixture to pot along with cabbage and stir to combine. Add cayenne and season to taste.

Serving Suggestion

Serve over rice or couscous.

Tips & Notes

Sweet Potato Maafe is a vegetarian version of a popular west African dish featuring a spicy peanut and tomato sauce over chicken and beef.

 

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One Response to “Sweet Potato Maafe”

  1. Kathryn Jean Stevens February 11, 2013 9:45 am #

    this sounds so good I want to make it.

Recipe Information

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 483 calories, 24 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 565 mg. sodium, 61 g. carbohydrate, 12 g. fiber, 11 g. protein

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