With a bit of chopping and the turn of a dial, dinner for the whole family is served.
1 lb. (500 g) stewing beef chopped in 1 inch (2.5 cm) pieces
1 small sweet potato, well washed and chopped
1 white cooking onion, chopped
2 parsnips, well washed and chopped
¼ cup (60 mL) all natural peanut butter
2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch
1 tbsp (15 mL) hot sauce *or to taste
1 tsp (5 mL) minced garlic
1 can (398 mL) coconut milk
½ cup (125 mL) chopped salted peanuts
¼ cup (60 mL) roughly chopped fresh mint leaves
Place all ingredients (*except for peanuts and mint) in the bowl of a slow cooker and stir. Cover and cook on low heat for 7 hours or at high heat for 4 hours. Stir well before serving. Divide stew evenly between six serving bowls and garnish evenly with peanuts and mint. Makes 6 cups (1.5 L).
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