Slow Cooker Southwest Hominy and Turkey Sausage Stew

4
Total Time
7 hr 15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
7 hr
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
A go-to recipe for fall’s chilly nights. Hominy adds wonderful flavor and texture.

Ingredients

canned diced tomatoes

28 oz, with their juice

canned hominy

31 oz, drained and rinsed

uncooked red onion(s)

1½ cup(s), sliced, chopped

uncooked celery

1½ cup(s), thinly sliced

canned chicken broth

cup(s)

chopped green chili(es)

½ cup(s), canned (hot, medium or mild)

dried oregano

2 tsp

ground cumin

1½ tsp

black pepper

½ tsp, freshly ground

ground cloves

¼ tsp

uncooked turkey sausage(s)

1 pound(s), casings removed

Instructions

  1. Mix the undrained diced tomatoes, hominy, onion, celery, broth, green chilies, oregano, cumin, pepper and cloves in a 4-, 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Crumble the sausage into quarter-sized bits over the stew; gently stir it in without breaking it up too much.
  2. Cover and cook on low setting for 7 hours. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

A happier, healthier you starts here