Peanuts and tomatoes may sound like strange bedfellows if you haven’t had much experience with north African cuisine, but in our humble opinion, it’s a combination that merits your attention. The sweetness and acidity pair perfectly with sweet potatoes, creating a rich, flavorful stew that you’ll want more of.
- 1 cup fat-free sour cream
- ¼ cup fresh chives, minced
- 2 tsp. canola oil
- 1 ¼ cups yellow onion, thinly sliced
- ¾ cup red bell pepper, chopped
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
- ½ tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
- 4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 2 ½ cups red potatoes, quartered
- 2 ½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth
- 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1. Combine sour cream and chives in a small bowl; cover. Refrigerate while the stew is cooking.
2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Stir in peanuts, salt, and crushed red pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Add potatoes, broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
3. Top stew with sour cream mixture and serve warm.
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 13g||20%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||10%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 4g|
|Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g|
|Total Carbohydrate 54g||18%|
|Dietary Fiber 8.5g||32%|
|Total Sugars 12g|
|Sugar Alcohol 0g|
|Other Carbohydrate 32g|
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Diced Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (filtered Water, Organic Carrots, Organic Tomatoes, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Garlic, Organic Leeks, Sea Salt, Organic Bay Leaves, Organic Parsley, Organic Thyme), Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Fat Free Sour Cream (cultured Pasteurized Fat Free Milk, Milk, Corn Starch, Maltodextrin, Natural Flavor, Artificial Color, Vitamin A Palmitate And Enzymes), Onion, Dry Roasted Peanuts, Red Bell Pepper, Chives, Garlic, Canola Oil, Salt, Crushed Red Chili Pepper.
Overnight oatmeal is a piece of cake, and oatmeal is a great food to include in a heart-healthy diet. The only thing to watch out for is added sugar: many of us like our oatmeal covered in sugar. This recipe uses carrots and raisins and spice to minimize the need for sugar while keeping the flavor and texture high. It does include maple syrup, but you can leave the maple syrup out without hurting the flavor if you want to balance the nutrition a bit better.