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Franks and Peppers Stew Recipe

This Franks and Peppers Stew Recipe is a family recipe that offers a new way to have classic American Beef Franks. This garden vegetable stew has all the flavors of Summer produce, it's hearty and satisfying and serves a crowd. Make it for your next BBQ, potluck or family gathering.

Course brunch, dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author Sara Maniez

Ingredients

Franks and Peppers Stew Recipe

  • 2 28 ounce cans (1 pound, 12 ounces/794 grams) peeled whole tomatoes crush tomatoes in the pot
  • 1 large sweet onion chopped
  • 6 cloves fresh garlic peeled, crushed and chopped
  • 2 shallots peeled, sliced and chopped
  • 1-2 green bell peppers membranes removed, cut in 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1-2 red bell peppers membranes removed, cut in 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1-2 yellow or orange bell peppers membranes removed, cut in 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup Hunt's Tomato Ketchup You can substitute a tablespoon or more of white sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Gulden's Spicy Brown Mustard or more to taste
  • 16 ounces vegetable juice
  • 1-2 packages Hebrew National Beef Franks cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt to taste and for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper to taste and for serving

For Serving

  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce optional, to taste
  • 1 12 ounce package wide egg noodles or your favorite pasta optional, you can also serve it over rice
  • 1 tablespoon shredded vegan Parmesan cheese or your favorite vegan cheese optional
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley optional for serving, washed and chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, over medium heat, add 2 cans of tomatoes and squish them until they are broken up.

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  2. Dump all chopped sweet onions, garlic, shallots, ketchup, mustard and stir. Allow to simmer.

  3. Add vegetable juice and stir, bring to a simmer again.

  4. Add all the cut up peppers and stir, bring to a simmer. Optionally, add the hot sauce, if you want.

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  5. Add cut up beef franks and stir, bring to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes. While the stew is simmering, cook the egg noodles or rice.

  6. At 30 minutes, check on the stew, stir. Allow to cook for 15 minutes more.

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  7. At the 45 minute mark, check the stew, the centers of the beef frank pieces should be protruding out

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  8. Serve over egg noodles, your favorite pasta or rice. Enjoy!

    Franks and Peppers Stew Recipe www.lifeslittlesweets.com