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Get ready for "WOW!" when you serve this stew made with Italian sausage, celery, carrots, tomatoes, white beans and Simply Organic Tomato Basil Spaghetti Sauce Mix.  Here are some comments from the Kid Kritics, "Thumbs up!!!...It was the best in the whole universe...Best stew I've ever  had...Tastes like an angel made it....Tastes like a yummy rainbow (referring to colors!)...Tastes very, very very, very good...I loved it."



Many thanks to Simply Organic for sharing this fantastic recipe, which is now Kid Kritics Approved!


Burner, medium temperature


Saucepan, large

Prep Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 25 minutes

Number of Servings

6 or more, depending on ages


  1. 1/2 lb. Italian turkey sausage

  2. 2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

    In saucepan saute sausage in oil over medium heat.
  3. 1/2 cup celery, diced

  4. 1/2 cup carrots, diced

  5. 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced

    Add vegetables to sausage and saute for 2-3 more minutes.
  6. 4 cups water

  7. 1 (14oz.) can white beans, drained

  8. 1 package Simply Organic Tomato Basil Spaghetti Sauce Mix

    Add to saucepan, stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15-20 minutes. Serve.


Serve with grated Parmesan cheese on top and fresh basil for garnish.  Add additional vegetables of choice.

Grocery List

  • Italian turkey sausage (uncured, if possible)
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Celery (organic, if possible)
  • Carrots
  • Tomatoes
  • 14 oz. can white beans
  • Simply Organic Tomato Basil Spaghetti Sauce Mix


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