Hearty Vegetable and Bean Stew with Sausages
Cozy up to a stew that makes use of canned staples sitting idly in your pantry. It’s so easy to make!
Serves 4 Prep Time 5 minutes Cooking Time 12 minutes
✔ 2 tablespoons olive oil ✔ 1 cup sliced
Hungarian sausage ✔ 2 tablespoons chopped
white onions ✔ 1 tablespoon chopped garlic ✔ ¼ cup sliced celery ✔ 1 bay leaf ✔ 1 teaspoon dried oregano ✔ ¼ cup cubed potatoes ✔ 1 (400-gram) can
whole tomatoes ✔ 1 (400-gram) can peas and
carrots, drained and rinsed ✔ ½ cup canned pinto beans,
drained and rinsed
✔ 1 teaspoon sugar ✔ salt and pepper ✔ basil leaves, to garnish
1 Heat olive oil in a pot over high heat. Fry sausages until browned, about 2 to 3 minutes. 2 Add onions, garlic, celery, bay leaf, and oregano; sauté for 1 to 2 minutes. 3 Add potatoes and whole tomatoes; lower heat and bring to a slow boil. Crush tomatoes using the back of a wooden spoon. 4 Add peas, carrots, and pinto beans; mix well. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. 5 Add ½ cup water if mixture is too thick. Season to taste with sugar, salt, and pepper. Garnish with basil leaves. Serve hot.