All-American Sausage Stew
1 (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed beef broth
1 cup water
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 bay leaf
2 medium onions, quartered
6 carrots, pared, cut into julienne pieces
1 1/2 cups diced celery
2 potatoes, pared and diced
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 pound Eckrich Smoked Sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
Salt, to taste
Grated Parmesan cheese
Combine broth, 1 cup water, pepper, bay leaf and vegetables, except potatoes, in a 4-quart saucepot. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
Add potatoes; cook until vegetables are tender. remove bay leaf.
Mix 2 tablespoons water with flour; stir into vegetables. Add sausage; heat. Add salt.
Top each serving with cheese.