All-American Sausage Stew

Ingredients

  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed beef broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 6 carrots, pared, cut into julienne pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups diced celery
  • 2 potatoes, pared and diced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound Eckrich Smoked Sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Salt, to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Combine broth, 1 cup water, pepper, bay leaf and vegetables, except potatoes, in a 4 quart saucepot. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
  2. Add potatoes; cook until vegetables are tender. remove bay leaf.
  3. Mix 2 tablespoons water with flour; stir into vegetables. Add sausage; heat. Add salt.
  4. Top each serving with cheese.