This six-ingredient recipe is simple to prepare and simply delicious. Serve with whole-wheat rolls or over whole-wheat pasta.
Italian Sausage Stew
Calories147 Per Serving
Protein14g Per Serving
Fiber1g Per Serving
|Total Fat||6.7 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.7 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||7 g|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g|
1 vegetable, 2 lean meat
2 lbs low-fat, hot, nitrate-free Italian turkey sausage (lowest sodium available, casings discarded)
2 cans no-salt-added, diced tomatoes (undrained)
3 medium bell peppers (a combination of colors preferred), chopped
1 large red onion (chopped)
6 medium garlic cloves (minced)
1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning, crumbled
In a large bowl, stir together all the ingredients. Divide the stew between two 1-gallon resealable plastic freezer bags. Place the bags flat in the freezer and freeze.
Directions for Cooking
Thaw the bags overnight in the refrigerator. Pour the contents of the bags into a slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low for 6 hours, or until the vegetables are tender.