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African Stew (veggie and kid friendly)

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:09 pm
by lisa
African Stew
2 c tomatoes .
2 c chick peas .
2 c carrots .
2 c peas
2 c raisins
1 c chopped onion
1 c chopped green pepper
2 T cumin
2 T paprika
1 T cinnamon

Cook onion and peppers in tomato sauce. Add spices.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve on couscous with harissa sauce if desired.

Harissa Sauce
1 c tomato paste
2 T lemon juice
2 cloves garlic crushed .
1 T crushed hot red pepper

Crush garlic & pepper in mortar and pestle.

2 c whole wheat couscous
2 c water .

Bring water to a boil. Add couscous. Stir and let sit 5 minutes

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:46 pm
by reborin
OMG! We had this for dinner tonight - w/o knowing you had posted this. But we can't eat couscous, so we have it w/bas. rice.

Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 3:51 pm
by avivaelona
Ahah! I'm totally making this next week, especially since we already have the Harissa in the fridge...we bought some from an African lady who runs a food stand at the brattleboro farmers market and it is wicked hot and wicked good.

Thanks Lisa!