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African Peanut and Spinach Stew

Recipes | October 20, 2016 | By

African Peanut and Spinach Stew

Servings 4


  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (crushed)
  • 2 bunches of spinach (cored)
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 6 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1 can butter beans (drained (or any kind of cooked beans))
  • Chilli (optional)


  • Sauté chopped onions and garlic in a bit of water/oil until translucent. Add spinach and sauté until soft. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Make the sauce: Whisk together the vegetable stock, peanut butter and ginger in a bowl until well combined.
  • Add the sauce and the can of beans to the onion and spinach and mix well. Cook over low heat for 5 – 7 minutes.
  • Taste and add salt & pepper if needed.
  • Serve with cooked rice.


Recipe Credit: Nikki Botha