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Chicken Sausage, Spelt and Pepper Skillet

This is the ultimate, colorful one-pot meal that makes everyone flock to the kitchen when it’s cooking.

By: Mareya Ibrahim

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Chicken Sausage, Spelt and Pepper Skillet

Chicken Sausage, Spelt and Pepper Skillet

This is the ultimate, colorful one-pot meal that makes everyone flock to the kitchen when it's cooking.
Course: Dinner
Keyword: chicken sausage, one-dish, one-pot, skillet
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons raw coconut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium red onion, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 pounds raw chicken sausage, chopped into 1/2-inch chunks, casings removed
  • 1 cup uncooked spelt
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 medium bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups sliced stemmed cremini (baby bella) mushrooms
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with their juices
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

Plant-Based Alternatives:

Gluten-Free Alternative:

  • 1 cup brown rice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • In a heavy cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, melt coconut oil over medium heat. Add garlic, onion and chili powder, and cook until onion is translucent, about 2 minutes. Add chicken sausage or Lightlife Smart Dogs and cook 6 to 8 minutes, until browned.
  • Add spelt* or brown rice and chicken or vegetable broth. Reduce heat to medium and cook about 5 minutes.
  • Add bell pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes with their juices, and oregano. Transfer skillet to oven and bake for 1 hour, or until vegetables and spelt are tender and liquid is absorbed. Spoon skillet mixture into a bowl and taste the goodness.
  • *Soak spelt overnight to reduce the lectins and allow for a faster cook time.

Notes

Excerpted from Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive.  Copyright © 2019 by Mareya Ibrahim and reprinted with permission from St. Martin’s Griffin.
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