Senegalese Peanut Stew with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

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Weight Watchers Recipe
4.5 Stars
Ratings (1025)
5PointsPlus Value
Prep time: 23 min
Cook time: 48 min
Other time: 0 min
Serves: 6
This African stew pairs cayenne with peanut butter to make a comforting winter warmer.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray and set over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring often, until softened, about 3 minutes.

  • Stir in the sweet potato, carrots and garlic; cook for 1 minute, stirring often. Add the ginger, cloves, salt and cayenne; cook for 30 seconds.

  • Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Stir in the peanut butter until smooth.

  • Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer slowly, stirring once in a while, until the sweet potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.

  • Add the spinach; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Yields about 1 2/3 cups per serving.

Notes

  • Keep the heat low as the soup simmers so the peanut butter doesn't break (that is, in culinary terms, "doesn't fall out of suspension" or separate).

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