Sausage Lentil Stew
1 lb mild Italian sausages, cut into "balls"
1 stalk celery, chopped
1/3 cup onion, diced
1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
2 cans stewed tomatoes
1/2 cup uncooked lentils
2 cup water
Salt and pepper to taste
-->In a large and deep skillet on medium-high heat, brown sausage balls until cooked completely.
-->Bring 2 cups of water with salt to a rapid boil; add lentils and reduce heat to med-hi. Let simmer while the sausages cook.
-->Once the sausages are cooked, add onions, peppers, and celery. Saute until onions are translucent.
-->Remove lentils from heat and set to one side. Add stewed tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes.
-->Add lentils, and water from lentils, to sausage mix. Stir, place lid on skillet, and let simmer for 15 minutes.
-->Remove from heat and remove lid. Let stew rest for 5 minutes and then serve with your favorite bread. Happy Eating!!