One-Pot African Peanut Sunshine Stew

A hearty stew with notes of cumin and cilantro that whips up in no time.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 lb ground beef, turkey or chicken
  • 1 large can (800ml) crushed, diced or whole tomatoes
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed (OR 1 large sweet potato)
  • 4 large kale leaves, stems removed, chopped
  • 3 tbsp sunflower seed butter or peanut butter
  • 2-3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • fresh cilantro, lime, or rice for serving. *optional


  1. Add all ingredients except sunflower seed butter, kale and suggested toppings to pot.

  2. Stir together and bring to boil, covered. Remove lid and reduce heat to medium-low for 15 minutes.

  3. Add chopped kale and sunflower seed butter and continue cooking for another 10-15 minutes until butternut squash is tender and meat is thoroughly cooked.

  4. Serve warm with cilantro and lime, and with brown rice if desired, and enjoy!