Recipe of the Month by ASM Soga

Recipe of the month
(Moroccan Sweet Potato Stew – Serves 4-6)
2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 medium onion chopped 1 large (about 16 oz.) sweet potato, peeled
3 clove garlic, crushed and cut into 3/4 inch chunks
1-1/2 tsp. curry powder 2 small zucchini, cut into 3/4 inch chunks
1-1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1 cup couscous
1/4 tsp. allspice 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes chopped
1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken broth

In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook 8 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Stir in garlic, curry powder, cumin, and allspice; cook 30 seconds.

Add tomatoes, broth, beans, and sweet potatoes, cover and heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes.
Stir in zucchini and cook, covered, 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Meanwhile, prepare couscous as directed.
Stir mint into stew.

Serve stew with couscous.

Note: At home, mix all dried spices, (Curry Powder, Ground Cumin, Allspice) and put in small container.

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