1-Pot Chickpea Tomato Peanut Stew (West African-Inspired) by Minimalist Baker

1-Pot Chickpea Tomato Peanut Stew (West African-Inspired) by Minimalist Baker

 

Peanut stew has its origins in West Africa and is made with a base of ground nuts or nut butter (typically peanuts) and tomatoes. It’s more traditionally known as Maafe, Nkate Nkaway, and Ghanaian groundnut stew.

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1-Pot Chickpea Tomato Peanut Stew (West African-Inspired) by Minimalist Baker
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

Our version of peanut stew is about as simple as it gets, prepared in 1 pot in about 30 minutes with simple ingredients you likely have on hand right now. And, it’s plant-based!

What better way to celebrate the season’s change than with a cozy bowl of stew? Let us show you how.

 2 tbsp coconut oilolive, or avocado oil(if avoiding oil, sub water)
 1 medium red or white onion, diced
 1 large red bell pepper , diced(seeds and stems removed)
 6 cloves garlic, minced(6 cloves yield ~3 Tbsp or 18 g)
 ½ cup tomato paste
 2-4 tsp chilli garlic sauce(we like Huy Fong Foods brand or sub cayenne to taste)
 1 cup natural, salted peanut or almond butter(creamy or chunky)
 2 cups cups water, depending on desired thickness

For Serving optional

  • Cauliflower Rice, Rice, or Quinoa
  • Fresh lime juice/lime wedges
  • Naan or pita
  • Cilantro or basil
 

Ingredients

 2 tbsp coconut oilolive, or avocado oil(if avoiding oil, sub water)
 1 medium red or white onion, diced
 1 large red bell pepper , diced(seeds and stems removed)
 6 cloves garlic, minced(6 cloves yield ~3 Tbsp or 18 g)
 ½ cup tomato paste
 2-4 tsp chilli garlic sauce(we like Huy Fong Foods brand or sub cayenne to taste)
 1 cup natural, salted peanut or almond butter(creamy or chunky)
 2 cups cups water, depending on desired thickness
1-Pot Chickpea Tomato Peanut Stew (West African-Inspired) by Minimalist Baker

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