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Peasant Skillet

 Peasant Skillet
I prepare this supper frequently throughout the year, substituting whatever vegetables are in season. No matter how often I make it, I'm always asked for the recipe.
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.


  • 6 bacon strips
  • 4 medium potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound fully cooked Polish sausage


  • In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon to paper
  • towel to drain. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add
  • potatoes, broccoli, carrots, celery and onion to drippings; cover
  • and cook over medium heat for 30 minutes or until vegetables are
  • crisp-tender. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cut sausage diagonally
  • into 1/2-in. slices; place on top of vegetables. Cover and simmer
  • for 10 minutes. Crumble bacon; sprinkle on top. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 382 calories, 25 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 707 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer