African Chickpea Stew

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

The creamy sauce in this nutrition-packed stew comes from peanut butter. If you prefer, use almond butter instead.


  • 4 cups (1 L) water or vegetable broth
  • 2 cups (500


Put the water, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, onion, rice, garlic, and salt in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Decrease the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes.

Put the peanut butter in a small bowl. Add ½ cup of the liquid from the stew and stir well to make a smooth paste. Stir into the stew along with the collard greens and cook