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Cameroon Hot Pot Potatoes

Potatoes stewed in tomato sauce, fresh herbs and lots of vegetables
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cameroonian
Servings 4


  • 3 large Idaho Potatoes
  • 3 large Roma Tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 medium yellow onions sliced
  • 3/4 cup green beans cut ~1 Inch
  • 3/4 cup carrots sliced in rings
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small yellow pepper
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2-3 cups of water
  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp Mild Fresh herbs Blend
  • 8 jummbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash, peel and dice potatoes into big chunks. Transfer into a medium sauce pan, salt, fill with water and bring to boil. Let it cook for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Transfer to baking sheet, drizzle a little olive oil and broil until golden brown. (Rotate)
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in medium skillet and saute onions until they start to brown. about 3 minutes. Mix tomato paste with a little bit of water and add into skillet. Continue to cook for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add diced tomatoes, green beans and carrots. Cook for another 5 minutes until aldente.
  • Add fresh spice blend, broiled potatoes, peppers, a pinch of salt and 2 cups of water( Add more if you want it a little more saucy). Cover and gently simmer until vegetables and potatoes are cooked. About 15 minutes. Add shrimp during the final 3-4 minutes of cook time. Season to taste if needed.
  • Serve hot or warm