The Tomato Ladies | Moroccan Vegetarian Stew
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Moroccan Vegetarian Stew

Category
Mains, Vegetarian
Tags
chick peas, sweet potato, tomato
About This Project

Ingredients:                                               

  • 2 tsp. oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery, diced
  • ½ green pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. grated ginger root
  • 1 ½ tsp. each ground cumin, curry powder, ground coriander and chili powder (a little more if you like it really spicy)
  • 3 cups vegetable broth (reduced sodium if available)
  • 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (19 oz.) chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro 

 

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions, celery, green pepper and garlic. Cook and stir until vegetables begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add ginger root, cumin, curry powder, coriander and chili powder. Cook for 30 more seconds.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients, except raisins, peanut butter and cilantro. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Stir in raisins, peanut butter and cilantro. Mix well. Simmer for a further 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Serves 6