African Ground Nut Stew

Budget Recipes

Flavorful stew with peanuts, yams, and spices! Simple to make and great for enjoying with your favorite flatbread. Feel free to pump up the heat with additional chili flakes and/or hot sauce.

African Groundnut Stew
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ bell pepper, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 yam, peeled and cubed
  • 2 red potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • ½ tsp salt


Sauté onion and pepper in oil until tender. Add peanuts, salt and red pepper and sauté until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat 1 hour.