“Sausage” and Peppers
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"Sausage" and Peppers
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 pound ground turkey or chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 28-ounce can Muir Glen crushed tomatoes
  • Pinch of cayenne (or to taste)
  1. In a pan, toast the fennel seeds over medium heat. Once toasted, remove to cool.
  2. Spray a light coating of olive oil spray in the same pan and add ground turkey and cook until cooked through.
  3. While turkey cooks, crush fennel seeds with a mortar and pestle or rolling pin.
  4. Once meat is ready, add crushed fennel seeds, garlic and onion. Cook until onion begins to soften, then add red pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, then add tomatoes and cayenne.
  5. Reduce heat slightly and cook until tomatoes thicken to desired consistency. Enjoy!
  6. Phase 2 Variation: Add ½ tablespoon oregano and basil
  7. Notes: Excellent served over spaghetti squash, zucchini or spinach!


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