Sausage and Okra Stew
Rustic Harvest Stew - delicious, rich and hearty - all you really need is a great loaf of crusty bread to sop up all the broth!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
- 1 lb mild Italian sausage
- 1/2 lb okra thinly sliced
- 2 yukon gold potatoes chopped into small bite sized
- 1 onion chopped
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1/4 cup polenta
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Start by browning the sausage over medium heat in a heavy bottom pan. Get a good sear on it - you want it to be well browned and broken up into little pieces
While the sausage is cooking, chop the okra, onions, potatoes and mince the garlic.
Drain the excess oil from the sausage and add in the okra, potatoes & onions. Sauté for about 4 minutes and add the garlic and polenta. Mix well, seasoning with the salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
Increase the heat to high and add the chicken broth, bring to a boil. Stir well scraping the brown bits from the bottom of the pan. !
Reduce to simmer and cook for another 20 minutes stirring occasionally. Add in the frozen corn once the potatoes are cooked thru.
The stew will thicken as it cooks. When the potatoes are fork tender, the stew is complete. Enjoy!
Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1448mg | Potassium: 548mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.7mg