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    Deliciously Ella’s Sweet potato & chickpea stew

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Serves: 8


    2 large sweet potatoes, cut into small chunks
    4 tbsp tomato purée
    4 tbsp cider vinegar
    4 cloves garlic, chopped
    4 tsp turmeric
    4 tsp cumin
    2 tsp cayenne pepper
    400ml can coconut milk
    2 400g cans chopped tomatoes
    2 medium (or 3 small) aubergines, chopped into bite-size pieces
    400g can chick peas, drained
    260g bag spinach
    28g pack fresh coriander, finely chopped
    600g brown rice, cooked, to serve


    1. Steam the sweet potato for 15 minutes.

    2. Meanwhile, put the tomato purée, vinegar, garlic, spices and seasoning in a large saucepan with some olive oil, and heat for a minute or two until bubbling.

    3. Add the coconut milk, tomatoes, aubergine and sweet potato. Allow to come to the boil, then simmer for about 45 minutes.

    4. Add the drained chick peas and spinach and cook for another 10 minutes.

    5. When ready to eat, sprinkle with coriander and serve with brown rice. 

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    Recipe taken from Deliciously Ella: Awesome Ingredients, Incredible Food That You And Your Body Will Love by Ella Woodward. Yellow Kite, 2015.


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