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Turkey Sausage and Black-Eyed Pea Stew

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Category: Main Dish, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------RICE------------------------------------
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 1 1/4 c Long-grain white rice
  • 1/2 ts Salt


1/2 ts Dried thyme
1/2 ts Dried basil
1/2 ts Paprika
1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
1/4 ts Onion powder
1/4 ts Garlic powder
1 tb Flour

1 tb Vegetable oil
1 c Finely chopped onion
1 md Clove garlic, minced
2 md Ribs celery, finely chopped
1 sm Red pepper, diced
1 c Low-sodium chicken broth,
8 oz Smoked turkey sausage,
Sliced 1/2-inch thick
14 1/2 oz Can peeled and diced
Tomatoes, drained
15 oz Can black-eyed peas
1 tb Chopped fresh sage leaves,
Or 1 t dried sage, crushed
1/4 c Finely chopped parsley
Freshly ground black pepper

To prepare the rice: Combine the water, rice and salt in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil and continue boiling, uncovered, until the level of the
liquid just covers the rice. Stir occasionally. Cover and reduce the heat
to low. Cook 15 minutes. Set aside, covered.

To prepare the Cajun seasoning: Combine the thyme, basil, paprika, cayenne,
onion powder, garlic powder and flour. Set aside.

To prepare the stew: In a large saucepan or skillet, preferably nonstick,
heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes.
Add the celery, bell pepper and 2 tablespoons of the broth. Cover and cook
5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the turkey sausage and saute with the
vegetables, uncovered, 5 minutes. Then sprinkle on the Cajun seasoning and
cook 1 minute. Add the remaining broth and the tomatoes. Cook 5 minutes,
stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse the black-eyed peas; drain well
again. Put into the pan with the sage, cover and cook over medium-low heat
10 minutes, stirring often. Stir in the parsley and pepper. Adjust the
seasonings if necessary and serve over rice.

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