African Ground Nut Stew with Sour Cream Topping

Number of Servings: 6 (515 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
African Ground Nut Stew with Sour Cream-Chive Topping

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.


  • Topping:

    • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
    • ¼ cup fresh chives, minced


    • 2 tsp. canola oil
    • 1¼ cups thinly sliced yellow onion
    • ¾ cup bell pepper, chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 cup chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
    • 4 cups cubed sweet potatoes
    • 2½ cups quartered red potatoes
    • 2½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained


  1. Combine topping ingredients, cover, and store in fridge while stew is cooking.
  2. Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Sauté onion and bell pepper until tender (4-5 minutes). Add garlic and sauté until fragrant (30 seconds). Add peanuts, salt, and crushed red pepper and sauté until nuts smell toasted (1-2 minutes).
  3. Add potatoes, broth, and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the potatoes are tender (45 minutes).
  4. Top stew with sour cream mixture to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 515 g

Amount per serving
Calories 375
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5g
Cholesterol 4mg 2%
Sodium 590mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 36%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 32g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 123.3mg 10%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Potassium 1175mg 25%
Vitamin A 726.2mcg 80%
Vitamin C 36.1mg 40%
Vitamin E 2.1mg 15%
Vitamin K 10.2mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 6.8mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 30%
Folate 67.6mcg 17%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 12.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.3mg 20%
Phosphorus 230.8mg 20%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 91.9mg 20%
Zinc 1.5mg 20%
Selenium 5.8mcg 10%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 7.1mcg 15%

* 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 (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Sweet Potatoes, Red Potatoes, Non-fat Sour Cream (cultured Pasteurized Nonfat Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate), Onion, Dry Roasted Peanuts, Red Bell Pepper, Chives, Canola Oil, Garlic, Salt, Red Pepper Flakes.

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