Sweet Potato, Cauliflower and Peanut Stew

I don’t know about you but all I want to eat at this time of year is warm and comforting bowls of deliciously spicy steaming vegetables – when the weather is cold and grey this certainly hits the spot.

My sweet potato, cauliflower and peanut stew is a wonderful combination of nourishing vegetables with a creamy nutty sauce, then topped with more toasted peanuts of crunch. Perfect just as it is or with quinoa or flatbreads.

You can add as much peanut butter as you like – according to your personal taste, but I like mine super peanutty so I added 3 big tbsps. Delicious!

I hope you love this as much as me, I’d love to hear what you think?

 

Info

 

  4 servings
  15 minutes preparation time
  20 minutes cook time

Ingredients

  • 6 shallots roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 6 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 can organic light coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and cubed
  • 1 small cauliflower chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • Juice 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp tamari
  • Chilli flakes
  • Toasted peanuts
  • Coriander

Directions

  1. 1. Add the oil to a large pan with a lid and heat to a medium heat then add in the shallots. Fry for aprox 8-10 minutes until soft and browning.
  2. Add in the garlic, cumin seeds & turmeric coriander. Stir for a 30 seconds or so.
  3. Next add add in the chopped tomatoes and cook for a further 5-6 minutes then add in the water, coconut milk, sweet potatoes and cauliflower.
  4. Simmer for 20 minutes with the lid on until the sweet potatoes and cauliflower are tender.
  5. Stir in the peanut butter, lime juice, tamari, chilli flakes, salt and pepper. Simmer for a couple of minutes.
  6. Top with toasted peanuts and fresh coriander.

17 Comments

  1. Dawn Ali on January 28, 2018 at 1:01 am

    As a foodie-absolutely magnifique!!!!

    • Niki on February 1, 2018 at 3:19 pm

      Thank you so much Dawn! x

  2. Cassie Thuvan Tran on January 28, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    I could eat warm stew almost ANY DAY! This peanut and sweet potato stew would definitely be a staple of mine if I try it out. Looks like this will be going into my recipe bucket list!

    • Niki on February 1, 2018 at 3:18 pm

      Happy days! So glad you like it Cassie
      xx

  3. Sara on January 30, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Hi there would love to try this but am nightshade free – would it work with tomatoes?

    • Niki on February 1, 2018 at 3:18 pm

      Hey Sara
      Absolutely! Just leave the tomatoes out and add a little veg stock.
      Love, Niki xx

  4. Rachel Smith on January 30, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    Thank you so much for this beautiful recipe Niki, I know it’s going to become a regular for me! It’s so easy, but so delicious. I actually had the leftovers for lunch and it tasted even better the next day which is always a winner for me! x

    • Niki on February 1, 2018 at 3:17 pm

      Hey Rachel
      So glad you like it! I do exactly the same, so tasty the next day!
      Love, Niki xx

  5. Hagy on March 20, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    I don’t have tamari can I substitute that with something else ?
    Also looking for Passover Seder options. Any suggestions ?

    • Niki on April 4, 2018 at 11:39 am

      Hi Hagy
      Yes absolutely. You can use Soy or just 1tsp more sea salt.
      I think i missed in time for Passover – so sorry!
      Best wishes
      Niki x

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  8. Rachel on April 30, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    Looks yummy although no one in the house likes cauliflower, what would you suggest as an alternative? Can not wait to make this x

    • Niki on May 8, 2018 at 8:40 pm

      Thank you Rachel
      This works with any of your favourite veg. Broccoli, courgette, mushroom are all great.
      Xxx

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  10. Cazza P on June 22, 2018 at 8:17 pm

    Made this meal this evening for dinner and had it with sticky rice. It was delicious! We like our food a little spicier, so I added more chilli. Thank you for this recipe, I’ll definitely make it again.

    • Niki on June 23, 2018 at 11:09 pm

      Amazing! So glad you enjoyed.
      I love adding extra chillis too xx

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