Chick Pea and Yam Stew
Nothing is more cozy and satisfying than a bowl of hearty and warm stew on a chilly day. Chick pea and sweet potatoes are super delicious and filling, and it is totally vegetarian and vegan friendly too.
chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
sweet potatoes, or yams
soy sauce, tamari
red hot pepper sauce
Place beans and water in a large pot.
Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and cook until tender, about 2 to 3 hours.
Add onion, yams, carrot, celery, and leek.
Cook for 30 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients.
Cook an additional 30 minutes.
Serving Suggestions: Pour into individual bowls or over any whole grain.
Also good as a topping for potatoes or whole-wheat bread.
Helpful Hint: This dish can easily be made in a slow cooker.
Add all ingredients at once and cook on the high heat setting for 8 to 10 hours.
Be sure to soak the beans overnight before you begin.