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African Beef Stew

African stew
Preparation Method:
Meal Occasion:
Total Time:
More than 1 hour


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large Spanish onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can beef broth
  • 1/2 cup SKIPPY┬« Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, if desired
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Hot, cooked rice or noodles, if desired
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired


  1. In 6-quart saucepot, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat; add half of beef. Cook, stirring, until browned. Remove from pot. Repeat with additional 1 tablespoon oil and remaining beef.
  2. In same saucepot, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat; add onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds longer. Stir in tomatoes, broth, peanut butter and cumin. Increase heat to high; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low; return beef to saucepot. Cover; simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 hour or until beef is tender. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve over hot rice or noodles; garnish with cilantro.