African Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew (Crockpot)


  • 1 1/2 C Onion chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic minced or pressed
  • Olive Oil
  • 4 C Sweet Potato peeled and cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 can Chickpeas drained
  • 2 C Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ginger grated or minced
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes drained
  • 1 sm can Green Chilies diced
  • 3 TBS Peanut Butter

Optional Garnishes

  • Dry Roasted Peanuts
  • Lime Wedges


  1. Saute onion and garlic in a little olive oil until tender.

  2. In your slow cooker combine garlic, onion, with the rest of the ingredients except for the peanut butter and optional garnishes.

  3. Cook on Low 8 hrs.

  4. after 8 hrs, in a small bowl combine some of the liquid from the crockpot with the peanut butter and whisk until it is all combined. Pour the broth/peanut butter mixture back into the slow cooker and mix.

  5. Serve stew with chopped dry roasted peanuts sprinkled on top and lime wedges on the side to squeeze over.