African Ground Nut Stew with Sour Cream Topping

Number of Servings: 6 (522 G)
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook 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 522G

Amount per serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5g
Cholesterol 4mg 2%
Sodium 395mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 32%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 31g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 178.4mg 15%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1270mg 25%
Vitamin A 772.6mcg 90%
Vitamin C 55.5mcg 60%
Vitamin E 2.1mg 15%
Vitamin K 10.3mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 6.9mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 68.9mcg 17%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 12.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.3mg 20%
Phosphorus 235.1mg 20%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 93.4mg 20%
Zinc 1.5mg 20%
Selenium 5.9mcg 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, Calcium Chloride, Citric Acid), 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 Nonfat Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate), Onion, Dry Roasted Peanuts, Red Bell Pepper, Chives, Canola Oil, Garlic, Salt, Red Pepper Flakes.

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