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West African Peanut Stew

This delightful and comforting stew is a great choice for a chilly evening at home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 50 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: African
Keyword: Gluten-Free
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 256kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons ginger fresh, shredded
  • 1 red onion medium, diced
  • 2 sweet potatoes cubed
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 ounces tomato paste can
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter smooth
  • 4 cups chicken broth low-sodium
  • 2 cups collard greens chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chile-garlic sauce optional sriracha
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger and saute for 3 minutes. Add the onion and cook for another 2 minutes then add the sweet potato, coriander, paprika, cayenne pepper and salt. Saute for a few more minutes then add in the tomato paste and peanut butter. Mix together until everything is coated.
  • Add the chicken broth and simmer for 90 minutes. Add the collard greens and chile-garlic sauce and let the collard greens wilt and mix into the soup. Serve, and garnish with the cilantro!


Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 687mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9