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.
In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, over medium heat, add 2 cans of tomatoes and squish them until they are broken up.
Dump all chopped sweet onions, garlic, shallots, ketchup, mustard and stir. Allow to simmer.
Add vegetable juice and stir, bring to a simmer again.
Add all the cut up peppers and stir, bring to a simmer. Optionally, add the hot sauce, if you want.
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.
At 30 minutes, check on the stew, stir. Allow to cook for 15 minutes more.
At the 45 minute mark, check the stew, the centers of the beef frank pieces should be protruding out
Serve over egg noodles, your favorite pasta or rice. Enjoy!