AFRICAN SWEET POTATO STEW


AFRICAN SWEET POTATO STEW

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion (abt 2 cups), chopped
2 cups cabbage, chopped
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
8 oz. can sweet potatoes, drained, chopped, or fresh sweet potatoes
4.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
1-1/2 cup tomatoe juice
3/4 cup apple juice
1-2 teaspoons fresh ginger – grated
1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 cups fresh (or frozen) green beans
1/3 cup peanut butter

Heat oil in large skillet on med-hi heat. Add onion and cook about 5 minutes, stirring until tender. Mix in cabbage, garlic and cook about 5 minutes, stirring until cabbage is tender-crips. Stir in sweet potatoes, tomatoes, tomatoe juice, ginger, red peper flakes.

Reduce heat to med-lo and cover. Simmer about 6 minutes until hot and bubbly. Stir in green beans & simmer 5 minutes uncovered. Stir in peanut butter until well blended and hot.

Serve over cooked rice.

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