Chef Chuck's Sausage Stew

Spezzatino di Salsiccia

This sausage stew recipe was hearty and spicy, perfect for a winters evening.  Filled with lots of vegetables, beans and hot Italian sausage.  

Chef Chuck's Sausage Stew

3 hot Italian sausages, cut in chunks
5 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 onion, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
5 garlic cloves, chopped
4 mushrooms, chopped
  2 potatoes, chopped
5 mushrooms, chopped
1 can of white beans
3 cups beef broth
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dry oregano
1 teaspoon red hot pepper flakes
2 bay leaves

Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil and brown sausages, remove and set aside.  Brown tomato paste for at least 3 minutes, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and saute onions, carrots, celery and peppers. Cook for about 5 minutes then add garlic, salt, pepper, bay leaves and oregano.  Add tomatoes, sausage and warm broth along with the red hot pepper flakes.  Simmer for 40 minutes, add potatoes, mushrooms and beans and simmer an additional 20 minutes.
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