Mark Bittman’s Sweet potato stew


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1 apple, peeled and cubed
  • Onions, chopped
  • Coconut milk
  • Chilis (dried or fresh), to taste
  • Ginger
  • Vegetable stock or water

Peanuts, for garnish


Sauté 1 pound cubed sweet potatoes, a peeled and cubed apple, chopped onion, minced chili (dried or fresh) and minced ginger, along with a sprinkle of curry powder in a large saucepan until the onion is soft, 5 or 6 minutes.

Add coconut milk thinned with vegetable stock or water to about halfway up the sides of the mixture; cook until soft, then mash about half of the mixture.

Garnish with chopped peanuts and cilantro and serve.

(Via the TODAY SHOW)

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