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8 servings
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
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Spicy Tomato Pepper Stew

A West African stew dish. A common accompaniment for rice, pounded yam, eba or even egg dishes.



  1. Heat vegetable oil in a medium sized pot, meanwhile blend onion, tomato, and pepper in blender and set aside.
  2. When oil is hot, pour in tomato mixture and immediately reduce heat.
  3. Allow to cook for a few minutes, until sizzling has stopped.
  4. Add broth, pepper, tomato paste and enough salt to taste.
  5. Other seasonings may be added if desired, as well as fried chicken or beef.
  6. Continue to simmer on low-medium heat for about 20 more minutes.
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Just made this for the umptenth time. I prefer one or the other with the meats that way I can serve guests who don't eat beef just fine. Thanks for the great directions.
15 Oct 10 by member: Omoge


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Nutrition summary:

There are 268 calories in 1 serving of Spicy Tomato Pepper Stew.
Calorie break-down: 90% fat, 8% carbs, 2% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 249
Calories 268
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 27.71g 43%
  Saturated Fat 3.538g 18%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 13.633g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 9.283g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 445mg 19%
Potassium 197mg  
Total Carbohydrate 5.89g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
  Sugars 2.8g  
Protein 1.14g  
Vitamin A 160% Vitamin C 283%
Calcium 10% Iron 25%
of RDI*
(268 calories)
13% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (8%)
Fat (90%)
Protein (2%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories