Recipe by GoatWoman
I got this recipe from Constance, a wonderful woman from the Ivory Coast in West Africa. I use Smuckers Natural peanut butter because it tastes the closest to what I used when I was in the Ivory Coast. The amount of chili powder is only a general guide. Add more or less to suit your heat requirements. The hotter it is the more authintic. Use any kind of hot pepper powder you like. Serve over rice.
Top Review by Jenny Ann
Reminded me of the years we lived in West Africa although I never knew any West African women who cooked with ground beef (or any ground meat). Still, it is a simple way to prepare an old favorite in our household. Update: add okra!
- 1⁄2 lb ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 cups water
- 1⁄2 cup natural-style peanut butter
- 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1 bouillon cube
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
Directions See How It's Made
- In a medium pot, brown ground beef until cooked through.
- Add onion, tomato paste and water. Bring to boil and boil, covered, for 5 minutes.
- Add peanut butter and boil, uncovered, 5 minutes more. Stir often.
- Add salt, bouillon cube and chili powder. Mix well. Let boil about 5 minutes longer without stirring.