This recipe for John’s Grandmother’s Sausage Stew is delicious and so simple to make. You can easily include your favorite vegetables and easily adjust the amounts. This is the first recipe our friend John was shown by his grandmother when he moved out of his mother’s house so many years ago. He still makes it to this day. Now he is showing his son how to make it for himself for when it is his time to leave the nest.
John’s Grandmother’s Sausage Stew
- 2-3 tblsp olive oil to taste
- 1 pound sausage any kind, casings removed
- 1 peppers green, yellow or red, chopped
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 2 stalks celery chopped
- 1 cups carrots sliced
- cups broccoli florets cut into bite sized pieces
- 3 tablespoons garlic, minced more or less to taste
- 3 tblsp cajun seasoning more or less to taste
- 1 can (15.5 oz) red kidney beans rinsed and drained
- 1/2-1 cup water - to desired thinness
- 1 can (28 oz) canned tomatoes diced, undrained
- 2 cups rice pasta, quinoa, or cous cous, cooked -
Cook rice, pasta, quinoa or cous cous according to package directions and set aside. In a large pot heat the oil over medium heat. Add the sausage, garlic, peppers, onion, and celery. Break sausage into bite-sized pieces as it cooks. Stir until sausage is cooked all the way through and vegetables are tender. Add the seasoning, carrots, broccoli, beans, water and tomatoes. Mix well with the sausage mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes. Serve over hot, cooked rice, pasta, quinoa or cous cous. Enjoy!