Black Bean and Sweet Potato Stew (Vegan)

This will easily serve 4-6 people and costs less than $5 to make and has tons of vitamins!


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
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  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes (I use herb)
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste


Fry onion, garlic, and green pepper with a little bit of oil in a large saucepan for about 3 minutes. Add chopped sweet potato and 1 cup of water; simmer until potatoes are cooked (5-6 minutes). Add the rest of the ingredients, stir, and cook on med-low heat for about 15-20 minutes.

If you like it spicy, add some Tabasco sauce. I use a Korean chili sauce or some red pepper flakes. Serve with bread rolls.

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By Lisa from Halifax, NS


January 5, 20090 found this helpful

Sounds like it might be good and very healthy too!

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