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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

9) 1 sweet potato, cubed

10) 1 teaspoon salt

11) 6 tablespoons tomato paste

12) teaspoon cayenne pepper

13) cup creamy peanut butter

14) cup frozen peas, thawed


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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