Bamya Stew with Sweet Potato

olive oil
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1.5 lbs. stew beef or lamb
1 sweet potato
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
1 lb. okra, sliced in half vertically
3 Tbsp garam masala / Arab spice blend
1 tsp cinnamon
black pepper to taste
salt to taste

Saute the onion, garlic, meat and sweet potatoes.  Add the diced tomatoes and tomato sauce.  Bring to a boil.  Add the okra and remaining ingredients.  Simmer 20 minutes.  Enjoy!