Vegetarian Sweet Potato Stew
Try this flavorful stew ladled over warm squares of fresh baked corn bread for a satisfying meal.
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 small onions, diced
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
4 cups water
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
3 cups diced peeled sweet potatoes
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
- Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onions and garlic; cook until lightly browned. Add bell peppers; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in water, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, beans, chiles, sauce, chili powder and cumin.
- Cook over medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened and potatoes are cooked through. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
Makes 6 servings.