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                          Sausage and Potato Stew
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      slice         Canadian bacon
    1                    Carrot -- finely chopped
    1                    Celery stalk -- finely chopped
    1                    Onion -- finely chopped
    1                    Garlic clove -- minced
    8                    Fresh basil leaves
   28      ounces        Tomatoes, plum -- canned
    6                    Potatoes -- cubed
    1      pound         Italian turkey sausage
                         -- (cut into 2 pieces)
                         Salt
                         Pepper
                         Fresh parsley or basil garnish
 
     Fry bacon in a large non-stick saucepan until crisp.  Add carrot,  
 celery, onion, garlic and basil.   Saute in pan drippings (or use  
 braise/deglaze method) until onion is lightly browned.  Add tomatoes,  
 potatoes and sausage.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low.  Simmer for 1 
 hour, stirring occasionally,  adding water for desired consistency. Season 
 with salt and pepper to taste  .  May also add cubed zucchini, yellow 
 squash, or more potatoes.  Serve  garnished with chopped fresh parsley or 
 more basil.  For Crockpot:  After  browning step, put in crockpot with 
 remaining ingredients and cook for 8  or 9 hours.  Serve with a crusty 
 bread.
  
 
 
 
 
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