Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

Are you looking for a delicious and hearty vegan recipe? Look no further! This Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew is packed with flavor and nutrients, making it the perfect dish for a cozy dinner. With a combination of sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and aromatic spices, this stew is sure to satisfy your taste buds and keep you feeling satisfied. Plus, it's easy to make and can be prepared in just under an hour. Let's get cooking!

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
15 mins 40 mins 55 mins 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 2 cups/340g)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can (15 ounces/425g) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 ounces/400g) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add diced onion and minced garlic, sauté until fragrant and translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the cubed sweet potatoes and diced red bell pepper to the pot. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the drained chickpeas, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, ground cumin, smoked paprika, dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  4. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  5. Remove the lid and give the stew a good stir. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed.
  6. Serve the Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew hot, garnished with fresh cilantro if desired. Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

This Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew is perfect for a cozy dinner or lunch. Serve it with a side of crusty bread or fluffy rice for a complete meal. You can also top it with a dollop of vegan sour cream or a squeeze of fresh lime juice for added tanginess. This stew is versatile and can be enjoyed all year round. Whether you're vegan or not, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household.

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