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Veggie Feijoada with Chicken Sausage
Traditional Feijoada is a stew of beans with several meats, perfect for special holidays. Happy Thanksgiving!  
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium yellow onion
½  red bell peppers, coarsely chopped
½ yellow bell peppers, coarsely chopped
½ yellow bell peppers, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 cups sliced mushrooms
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried thyme
6 cups chicken stock
1 tablespoons lime juice, half lime
3 bay leaves
1 medium sweet potatoes, cubed
1 pound chicken sausage, sliced crosswise
2 – 15.5 ounce cans black beans (drained and rinsed)
2 plum tomatoes, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

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Step 1

Heat olive oil and over medium heat sauté onions, peppers, garlic and mushrooms until tender.  

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Step 2

Lower heat and stir in crushed red pepper flakes, cumin, thyme and tomato paste.  Then add chicken stock, lime juice and bay leaves.  Bring to a boil.

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Step 3

While boiling, using a potato masher, mash about 1/3 of the black beans.

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Step 4

Add to pot, diced sweet potatoes, chicken sausage and beans.  Simmer for 30 minutes.

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Step 5

Discard bay leaves before serving. Add salt and pepper to taste if desired.  Garnish with chopped tomato.

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Cooking Tip 1

Make a day ahead for an even deeper flavor.

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Cooking Tip 2

Chop all veggies, sweet potato and sausage before you begin cooking.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

Veggie Feijoada with Chicken Sausage

Traditional Feijoada is a stew of beans with several meats, perfect for special holidays. Happy Thanksgiving!  

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