Country Sausage with Peppers and Tomatoes
2 pounds spicy country sausage
2 medium onions
2 red bell peppers
1 large ripe tomato, finely chopped with juice
1 clove garlic, sliced
1 tablespoon red wine, or white
3 tablespoons olive oil
Cut sausage into slices.
Peel onions and cut into chunks.
Trim peppers and remove seeds.
Cut into chunks.
In a heavy-bottomed frying pan or skillet, sauté the onion in the olive oil over medium heat until translucent, about 5-8 minutes stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
Add sausage, peppers, chopped tomato and juice, and garlic, and stir until all ingredients are well mixed.
Stir in wine and cover.
Cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Spoon onto serving plates and serve warm.
A favorite with rice.
Yield: serves 4Preparation note: If using pepperoncini peppers (mildly hot), they can be used whole as long as the sausage isn't extremely spicy.
Otherwise, slit the pepper open and remove the seeds before adding to the dish.