This one pot easy to prepare meal is a big hit with everyone, including the kidlets.  Makes lots to have for leftovers.  This is a staple in our house in the winter months.


Olive oil                                                             2 tsp
Onions, chopped                                              1 cup
Celery                                                               ½ cup
Green pepper                                                    ½ cup
Garlic                                                                1 clove
Vegetable/chicken broth                                    3 cups
Sweet potatoes- cubed                                     2 cups
Canned, frozen or fresh, diced, tomatoes          1 can (19 oz)
Chickpeas drained and rinsed (low sodium)       1 can (19 oz)
Lemon juice                                                       1 T.
Ginger root grated                                              2 tsp
Ground cumin                                                    1 tsp
Curry powder                                                     1 tsp
Ground coriander                                               1 tsp
Chili powder                                                       1 tsp
Salt & pepper                                                     ½ tsp
Raisins                                                               ¼ cup
Peanut butter                                                      2 T.
Chopped fresh cilantro(optional)                         ½ Cup
Chicken ( Optional)


  • Heat olive oil.
  • Sauté onions, celery, green pepper and garlic.
  • Cook until vegetables are softened.
  • Add all remaining ingredients, except raisins, peanut butter and cilantro.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
  • Stir in raisins, peanut butter and cilantro.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes more. Serve hot.

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