African Pineapple Peanut Stew Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Chopped onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Sliced kale/Swiss chard4 Cup (64 tbs) (1 Bunch)
 Canned crushed pineapple20 Ounce (2 Cups, Undrained / 1 Can)
 Peanut butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Tabasco/Other hot pepper sauce1 Tablespoon
 Chopped fresh cilantro1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Skinless peanuts2 Tablespoon, crushed
 Chopped scallions2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 415 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 310.1 mg12.9%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.4%

Sugars 25.6 g

Protein 12 g24.8%

Vitamin A 216.4% Vitamin C 145.4%

Calcium 13.8% Iron 14.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a covered saucepan, saute the onions and garlic in the oil for about 10 minutes, stirring frequendy, until the onions are lighdy browned.
While the onions saute, wash the kale or Swiss chard.
Remove and discard the large stems and any blemished leaves.
Stack the leaves on a cutting surface and slice crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices.
Add the pineapple and its juice to the onions and bring to a simmer.
Sdr in die kale or chard, cover, and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring a couple of times, until just tender.
Mix in die peanut butter, Tabasco, and cilantro and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add salt to taste, and serve.