African-Style Vegetarian Stew


  • 4 small kohlrabies, peeled and cut into chunks*
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 zucchini, sliced thick
  • 5 fresh tomatoes or 16 ounces canned
  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, liquid included
  • 1/2 cup couscous, or bulgur wheat
  • 1/4 cup raisins, dark or golden
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 cups water

Parsnips may be substituted for the kohlrabi.


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Serve the couscous separately, if desired.

Posted by Tiffany at Recipe Goldmine 2/18/2002 11:00 am.

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