Spicy Sausage and Pepper Stew

198  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 40 min total
  • Makes 9 servings, 1 cup stew and 5 crackers each.

Spicy Sausage and Pepper Stew Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb. (12 oz.) reduced fat hot Italian sausage, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 can (14 oz.) reduced sodium beef broth
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 oz. each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (15-1/2 oz. each) kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 45 PREMIUM Unsalted Tops Saltine Crackers

Instructions

  • Cook  sausage, pepper and celery in large saucepan on medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, stirring frequently; drain.
  • Add  flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in broth, tomatoes with their liquid and beans. Bring to boil; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare as directed, using your favorite variety of canned beans.

Cooking Know-HowThe secret to a quick-cooking stew is having all your ingredients cut small enough to cook quickly. If you have trouble cutting the sausage into 1/2-inch slices, just remove it from the casing and break it up as you brown it. Be sure to drain the excess fat after browning.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 9 servings, 1 cup stew and 5 crackers each.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low Calorie
  • Low Fat
  • Good source of vitamin A or C

Diet Exchange

1-1/2 Starch,1 Vegetable,1 Meat (L),1 Fat

Nutrition Notes

Add some spice to your life with this tasty low calorie, low-fat dish. The green pepper and tomatoes team up to provide vitamin C!

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 250 
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium 430 mg
  • Carbohydrate 34 g
  • Dietary fiber 6 g
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 15 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 30 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 20 %DV

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