Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Gluten-Free Caribbean Stew

Caribbean Sweet Potato & Bean Stew

This "Gluten-Free Caribbean Sweet Potato & Bean Stew" is a vitamin packed stew that combines sweet and spicy flavors for an extraordinary taste.  

Ingredients
2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 lb), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups frozen cut green beans
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14 ½ ounces) vegetable broth
1 small onion, sliced
2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
½ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Sea Salt and pepper to taste
⅓ cup slivered almonds
Hot pepper sauce, optional

Directions
Combine sweet potatoes, green and black beans, broth, onion, jerk seasoning, thyme, salt and cinnamon in slow cooker.
Cover; cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or until vegetables are tender.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. 

Spread almonds in single layer on baking sheet. 

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
Season to taste with sea salt and pepper. 

Sprinkle with almonds. 

Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.