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Summer Zucchini Stew

Summer Zucchini Stew

Chris Miller Catley

"A wonderful, tasty summer stew. My mom always made this for us in the summer - I loved it then and I love it now! Serve topped with freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese."
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1 h 15 m servings 381 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 381 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.7 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 14 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 1007 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Mix in the sausages, onion, potato, green bell pepper, and garlic. Cook 10 minutes, stirring often, until potatoes are slightly tender.
  2. Mix the zucchini into pot. Pour in the tomatoes and their liquid and 3/4 tomato can (21 fluid ounces) water. Season with basil, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce to low, and simmer 40 minutes.
  3. Stir the green beans into the pot, and continue cooking 5 minutes, until beans are heated through.

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  1. 22 Ratings

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Great way to use up your zucchini! I doubled the recipe, threw in a couple extra sausages, cup back a little on the water and used crushed peppers in mine for a little kick. The potatoes took a ...

Most helpful critical review

I did make some changes to this - more sausage, more potato, more zucchini, chicken broth instead of just water and some tomato paste. I was trying for a stovetop version of a similar recipe I ...

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Great way to use up your zucchini! I doubled the recipe, threw in a couple extra sausages, cup back a little on the water and used crushed peppers in mine for a little kick. The potatoes took a ...

I thought this was great! I use 3 hot italian sausages, 2 medium zucchini and add a couple of shakes of crushed red pepper. Don't forget the crusty french bread for dipping and a little parmes...

I absolutely love this recipe and make it several time during the summer. Using hot italian sausage definitely adds some kick, and instead of using water, add a can of chicken broth or tomato s...

I actually forgot to add the water and we still loved it! The potatoes were slightly undercooked (probably due to no water) so I'll add just a little next time... but only a few oz. because we ...

Lots of great veggies - broth was a little bit bland, and needed quite a bit of salt, but otherwise it was a great soup to use with fresh veggies (I also used fresh green beans rather than canne...

Great recipe I added a little cayanne and some crushed red pepper ,just to give it a little kick.

We really enjoyed this recipe. Great use of the garden veggies. May freeze some and save it for winter. Used Hot Italian Sausage for a little kick. Also made in crockpot.

Pretty good, but I would have liked a stew that tasted more like zucchini. I think there were too many other ingredients that overpowered it. That said, the stew tastes better with a little bit ...

Good recipe and very quick and easy to prepare. The soup had much more flavor than I imagined it would without the help of chicken broth. I did not add any extra salt, since the canned tomatoe...

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