Speedy Sausage Stew


  • 1 lb (450 g) sausage, cut in ½” slices (spicy sausage is ideal)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 green pepper chopped (or red, yellow, orange)
  • 1 can un-drained diced tomatoes (28 oz/796 ml)
  • 1 can kidney beans drained and rinsed (19 oz/540 ml)
  • 1 can chick peas drained and rinsed (19 oz/540 ml)
  • ½ cup salsa (medium is good)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin (substitute paprika or chili powder)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
Sausage Stew


In large skillet, brown sausage in oil over medium heat. Remove sausage from pan. Drain fat from pan leaving enough to brown onion and garlic for about 5 minutes. Return sausage to pan and add the other ingredients. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve with pasta, rice or potatoes. Beans can be varied – be creative and use what you have.

Yield: 6 servings

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