Vegan Nigerian Tomato Stew Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Nigerian Tomato Stew Recipe

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Vegan Nigerian Tomato Stew Recipe
Chef Jade_VEGAN NIGERIAN TOMATO STEW

VEGAN NIGERIAN TOMATO STEW

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Nigerian
Servings 4

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 red bell peppers chopped
  • 2 green bell peppers chopped
  • 4 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt adjust to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley for garnish optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onions and sauté until translucent.
  • Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add the chopped red and green bell peppers to the pot and sauté until they soften.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for about 5 minutes until they break down and release their juices.
  • Stir in the tomato paste, paprika, curry powder, thyme, dried basil, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Mix well to combine the ingredients.
  • Pour in the vegetable broth and water. Stir to incorporate all the ingredients.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot and let the stew simmer for about 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • After 30 minutes, taste the stew and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  • Remove from heat and let the stew sit for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve the Nigerian Tomato Stew hot, garnished with fresh cilantro or parsley if desired.
  • This stew can be served with rice, plantains, yam, or any preferred accompaniment.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 180 | Total Fat: 12g | Total Carbohydrates: 18g | Dietery Fiber: 4g | Protein: 4g

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