Shrimp, Smoked Sausage and Red Bean Skillet Stew

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Care for a hearty and filling dish? This skillet stew is just what you need in the winter days, not to mention the holiday season. The smoked sausage and the red beans are here to prove it. The shrimp is here to back them up.

Ingredients Needed for Shrimp, Smoked Sausage and Red Bean Skillet Stew

1 ounce butter
3 ounces shrimp
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red onion, minced
10 ounces smoked sausage, cut into larger chunks
1 cup canned red beans
½ cup tomato paste
½ cup water
1 chili, sliced
salt
pepper
thyme sprigs

How to Cook Shrimp, Smoked Sausage and Red Bean Skillet Stew

  1. Melt the butter in a pan over low heat.
  2. Add the shrimp, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over low-medium heat, then add the onion. Cook and stir until tender.
  4. Add the sausage and red beans. You can also add a little more oil if you feel like it. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes over medium heat.
  5. Add the tomato paste and water. Stir some more.
  6. Add the chili, season with salt, pepper, and thyme, and stir. Cover with the lid and cook for 15 minutes.

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