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Gambian Beef Stew - 'Chew i Yappa'

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  Cooking Ingredients:
1. 2 pounds lean stew meat (cut into cubes)
2. 1 (28 ounce) can tomatoes
3. 1 bell pepper, cut in strips
4. 1 stalk celery, sliced diagonally
5. 1 potato, cubed
6. 1 large carrot, sliced diagonally
7. 1 yellow onion, sliced
8. 1 sweet potato, cubed
9. 1 teaspoon salt
10. 6 tablespoons tomato paste
11. teaspoon cayenne pepper
12. cup creamy peanut butter
13. cup frozen peas, thawed

  Cooking Method:
1. Mix the beef, tomatoes, bell pepper, celery, potato, carrot, onion, sweet potato, salt and tomato paste in a 5-quart saucepan, and mix well.
2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered, for 1 hour, adding water if necessary.
3. Stir in the cayenne pepper and peanut butter.
4. Simmer for 1 hour longer or until the vegetables and beef are tender.
5. Add the peas, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve onto a large serving plate.
6. Garnish with red or green pepper slices and parsley. Serve with rice.

Serves 4 people

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