African Peanut and Squash Stew

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion, cover, and cook, stirring a few times, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic, chiles, ginger, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cumin and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the squash and stir to coat with the spices.
  • Add 1 ¼ cup of the water and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low.
  • Put the peanut butter in a small bowl and slowly add the remaining ¼ cup water, stirring until smooth.
  • Stir the peanut butter mixture into the stew, cover, and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Allow 10 minutes before the end of the cooking time, add the black-eyed peas and peanuts and simmer until heated through.
  • Before serving, taste to adjust the seasonings.
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