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Caribbean Vegetable Stew

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Category: Vegetarian, Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Chopped onions
  • Vegetable broth or white
  • Wine for sauteeing
  • 3 c Chopped cabbage
  • 1 Fresh chile, minced (seeded
  • For a milder "hot") or 1/4
  • ts Cayenne
  • 1 tb Grated fresh ginger root
  • 2 c Water
  • 3 c Diced sweet potatoes, cut
  • Into 1/2- to 3/4-inch cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 c Undrained fresh or canned
  • Tomatoes
  • 2 c Fresh or frozen sliced okra
  • 3 tb Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Chopped peanuts (I omitted
  • These)
  • Sprigs of cilantro
  • (optional)


In a nonreactive pot, saute the onions in the broth/wine on medium heat for
4 or 5 minutes. Add the cabbage and the chile or cayenne and continue to
saute, stirring often, until the onions are translucent, about 8 minutes.
Add the grated ginger andthe water, cover the pot, and bring to a boil.
Stir in the sweet potatoes, sprinkle with salt, and simmer for 5 or 6
minutes, until the potatoes are barely tender. Add the tomatoes, okra, and
lime juice. Simmer until all of the vegetables are tender, about 15
minutes. Stir in the cilantro and add more salt to taste. Sprinkle the
stew with chopped peanuts. Top with a few sprigs of cilantro, if you like.

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