Are you a peanut lover? How about a stew lover? What if the two were combined? If you have never tried a peanut stew before, give one of the below recipes a try, and you might just have a new favorite dish!
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1. West African Peanut Stew
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If you’re the kind of person who loves to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter out of the jar, then you’ll enjoy this West African Peanut Stew by Nicole Fraser. This recipe is healthy, cheap, and incredibly delicious.
2. Peanut Stew
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This African-inspired Peanut Stew by Tara Binder combines peanuts and sweet potatoes seamlessly into a deliciously rich stew. This nourishing dish is full of protein, starches, and super healthy greens. Plus, it’s easy to doubles if you want leftovers.
3. Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew
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Here is a savory and satisfying, protein-packed vegan stew to add to your recipe book! Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, crushed red pepper flakes blended with a creamy, peanutty sauce…This Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew by Crissy Cavanaugh is chock full of antioxidant-rich sweet potatoes, carrots, peas, and spinach! Chickpeas were added for protein to provide a perfectly balanced meal. Serve alone or on top of steamed brown basmati rice.
4. Kare-Kare: Filipino Vegetable Stew in Peanut-Based Sauce
Kare-Kare is a classic and beloved Filipino stew made of meat and vegetables in thick and creamy peanut sauce, traditionally with shrimp paste (bagoong) and rice on the side. This Kare-Kare: Filipino Vegetable Stew in Peanut-Based Sauce by RG Enriquez embodies all of the traditional complexity and flavors of this creamy hearty dish but replaces the bagoong with a black bean and seaweed paste that’s better than its predecessor.
5. Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, and Peanut Stew
This Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, and Peanut Stew by Niki Webster is a wonderful combination of nourishing vegetables with a creamy nutty sauce, then topped with more toasted peanuts of crunch. Perfect just as it is or with quinoa or flatbreads.
6. 15-Minute Rainbow Chard, Red Bean, and Peanut Stew
This is soul food in a bowl; it’s creamy and rich with subtle heat. Rainbow chard adds a pretty array of colors to the stew, but if you don’t have any available, you can substitute it for Swiss chard or spring greens. Don’t leave out the cilantro topping at the end! It lifts the stew with its fresh flavor. This 15-Minute Rainbow Chard, Red Bean, and Peanut Stew by 15 Minute Vegan is the ideal meal to eat on a cold, fall day while wearing a cozy, knitted sweater.
7. African Peanut Stew
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8. African Sweet Potato Stew with Peanut Butter
Hot stew with a fuzzy blanket and some Netflix is calling your name. Look no further than this African Sweet Potato Stew with Peanut Butter by Yana Chistyakova. Soft potatoes, full of flavor, and there’s PEANUT BUTTER, people. This stew is filling and perfect for a cozy night in.
9. African Groundnut Stew
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There’s something about the combination of sweet potatoes and greens that is particularly delicious – and nutritious. Black-eyed peas are a traditional West African staple and add an earthy flavor plus lots of protein to this dish. This recipe is easy to play with to create your favorite version of groundnut stew. For instance, carrots can take the place of sweet potatoes, and cabbage or okra can replace the collards. Serve this African Groundnut Stew by Cathy Elton with brown basmati rice or whole-wheat couscous.
10. Rich and Comforting African Peanut Stew
Spicy, rich, and packed with good greens, this Rich and Comforting African Peanut Stew by Liz Mochrie is just the soup you’ll want on a cold winter day. It also happens to be a cinch to whip up and budget-friendly, too. Feel free to add in some diced sweet potato or yams in addition to the kale.
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