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Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

  • Author: Georgia @ Full of Beans
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 60
  • Category: Stew, Dinner
  • Cuisine: American


This vegan chickpea sweet potato stew is a quick, low fat and nutrient dense meal that is a great go-to meal during the colder months.


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  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups or 1 15 oz can chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Heat oil in soup pot over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic, and green pepper until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in cumin and sauté for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients except cilantro and simmer until potatoes are tender (approximately 30 minutes).
  4. Stir in cilantro, adding salt and pepper to taste, and additional broth to desired consistency.
  5. Serve over rice, couscous or alone with hearty bread.

Keywords: stew, vegan, sweet potato, low fat, vegan soup