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Country Bean Stew

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 30 mins Cook 15 mins Cook 7 hrs to 8 hrs  (low) or 3-1/2 to 4 hours (high) Stand 1 hr
Country Bean Stew
Ingredients
  • 6  cups  water
  • 2  cups  dry Great Northern beans
  • 3  large carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 12  ounces  lean boneless lamb, cut into cubes
  • 8  ounces  bulk Italian sausage
  • 3  medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced
  • 3  cups  water
  • 1  teaspoon  instant beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/4  cup  dry red wine
  • 1/3  cup  tomato paste (1/2 of a 6-ounce can)
  • 1/2  cup  cubed cooked ham
  • 1/4  cup  snipped fresh parsley
Directions

1. In a large saucepan, combine the 6 cups water and the dry beans. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain beans; rinse with cold water and drain again.

2. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine beans and carrots. In a large skillet, cook lamb, sausage, onions, and garlic over medium heat until sausage is brown, breaking up sausage as it cooks. Drain off fat. Transfer meat mixture to cooker. Stir in the 3 cups water, the bouillon granules, thyme, and oregano.

3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

4. In a small bowl, stir wine into tomato paste; add to mixture in cooker along with ham and parsley. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Country Bean Stew)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 470,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 69,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 51,
  • fiber (g) 15,
  • pro. (g) 35,
  • sodium (mg) 732,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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