African Ground Nut Stew with Sour Cream-Chive Topping

  • JulieDean Posted: 03/17/11
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    I was a little skeptical of this recipe at first, but it succeeded far beyond my expectations. What a unique and delicious combination of flavors! The peanuts give it a delightful crunch, there's just enough heat to satisfy those of us who love spice, and the sour cream topping gives it a lovely creamy texture. The only thing we served with it was a loaf of homemade bread -- it's quite a filling soup. We will definitely be having this again at our house....

  • macyjoliemom Posted: 02/08/10
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    LOVED this recipe! Prepared exactly per the recipe and was not disappointed. The combination of flavors in this recipe is outstanding. Amazing that from such meager ingredients comes such a great dish. I added some thai chili sauce to my bowl for a bit more heat.

  • Capellla Posted: 07/11/09
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    Wow! I really enjoyed this. When I make it again I will probably add a few more spices and/or more peanuts. It was delicious and filling, but I feel like it needed the sour cream to be complete.

  • spremo Posted: 11/19/09
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    Awesome! Just awesome. I love the ingredients in this recipe. I make it on cold nights and during the summer and it's always a hit with the guests I have over. :) I buy the salted peanuts though and use a little more red pepper flakes for a little more kick.

  • 8stringfan Posted: 10/11/09
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    Good recipe. Prep is very minimal and it's a fairly cheap recipes as well. Most of the cooking time consists of the dish simmering on the stove, so it's actually a fairly convenient recipe to make. Reheats well and is quite filling. I coarsely chopped the peanuts in order to give it a thicker texture, and I think that was a good idea.

  • Morethanmeh Posted: 01/24/11
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    I love this stew! Needs a teensy bit more salt for my taste but in addition to that FANTASTIC. The next time I make this I might wait to add the sweet potatoes for twenty minutes or so as they turned out kind of mushy :)

  • VestaTuran Posted: 09/10/13
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    This is the tastiest dish I have had in a long time. Variation: I did throw in a pound of whole mushrooms and a zucchini that I had in the fridge. Very delicious!

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