Tender, hearty Anasazi Beans fill this stew along with turkey sausage for a delicious blend of tastes and textures.

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 50 min

Total time: 65 min

Anasazi Bean Stew with Turkey Sausage
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 12 servings


  1. Cover beans with 6 cups cold water and bring to a gentle boil. Cook for 20 minutes then drain. Set aside.

  2. Heat turkey sausage and oil in 2-quart pot over medium heat. Brown sausage and crumble with wooden spoon.

  3. When sausage is cooked, add onions, bell pepper, celery, garlic, chile, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes and chicken broth. Reduce heat to a low simmer and cook for another 30 minutes, or until beans are tender. Do not add salt before beans are cooked.

  4. Just before serving, stir in vinegar, scallions and cilantro, and season to taste with salt and black pepper.