Senegalese Sweet Potato, Rice and Beans Stew

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Posted by Geri on, posting for ZWT 7, Africa. I am cutting the recipe down as the original serves 17!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In one big pot or vat, saute chopped garlic and onions.
  2. When translucent, add tomato paste and mix it in thoroughly.
  3. Then add water (about 5 cups)- when it boils add vegetable bouillion cube, beans, carrots and yams, pepper, hot pepper and salt.
  4. Boil until beans are tender.
  5. Then add rice.
  6. Boil 10 minutes covered, then 10 minutes uncovered.
  7. Don't stir until the very end.
  8. You may need to add some more water.
  9. If it is too watery, boil it uncovered some more.
Most Helpful

We really enjoyed this dish for dinner tonight. I used brown rice and black beans because that's what I had on hand. I felt there was a little 'something' missing but it was very tasty as is. Made for ZWT 7 (The Hot Pink Ladies)

KristinV May 29, 2011