I had some chicken breasts in the fridge and some sweet potatoes in the pantry, so I went looking for a recipe. I found this one which also included cabbage - and I had some of that in the fridge, too!
I made this a day early and then added 1/2 cup of water when I reheated it, because it was really thick. I'm not entirely convinced the cornstarch is needed for thickening because I cooked mine long enough that the sweet potatoes got really soft and thickened the stew on their own. I will probably leave that step out next time. I also may have used more than just the 1 cup of peas, too - their green color against the orange of the sweet potatoes is really pretty.
This was a really easy and tasty soup recipe, great for a potluck. Everybody really seemed to like it and there wasn't much left, so I'm sure I'll be making it again. A nice slice of wholegrain sourdough bread is the perfect complement.