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Hot Potatoes (African Stewed Potatoes)

Hot Pot Potatoes aka Stewed Potatoes - Potatoes simmered in a tomato, onion and vegetables sauce - flavored with garlic .

Course Main
Cuisine African
Keyword hot pot potatoes, stewed potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 -5
Calories 497kcal
Author Imma


  • 2.5 pounds russet potatoes
  • .5 cup canola oil
  • 1.5 pound smoked turkey
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Chicken bouillon optional
  • 2 cups water or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper optional
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 medium bell pepper green or red chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • Peel potatoes and cut into big chunks. Place in water to prevent discoloration.
  • Heat canola oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat until hot.
  • Add the smoked turkey, sauté with onions in the oil for 3-4 minutes, stirring often and scraping any browned bits off the bottom of the pot.
  • Add tomatoes, cayenne pepper, paprika, Maggie (bouillon) and cook stirring for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Throw in the potatoes, water and let it simmer, for about 5-7 minutes. Then add carrots and bell pepper, continue cooking until potatoes are tender. You may have to stir occasionally to prevent burns.
  • Adjust for seasonings and serve.


  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 1793mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 6545IU | Vitamin C: 61.6mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 5.3mg