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Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew With Sausage (Leczo)

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

Delicious Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew With Sausage! Lesco, or Leczo how we spell it in Poland, is a one-pot meal made with peppers, tomatoes, onion, and sausage! It's so popular in Poland that we treat it as our national dish too!

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 1 Bell pepper
 1 Tomato
 1 cup Passata - tomato purée (or 1 can of tomatoes)
 ½ Onion
 100 g Sausage
 ½ cup Sweet corn kernels
 ½ tsp Smoked paprika powder
 ½ tsp Sweet paprika powder
 1 pinch Chilli flakes (or cayenne pepper)
 1 tsp Thyme
 1 tsp Oregano
 ½ tsp Sugar
 ½ cup Broth (or water)
 Salt and pepper
To serve
 Bread or rice

Chop tomatoes and pepper. Peel and finely chop the onion. Slice the sausage.


Heat a large pan over medium heat with 1 tablespoon of lard. Add sausage and cook until it starts getting nicely brown. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes more.


Add pepper and cook for another 2 minutes.


Add tomatoes, passata, broth or water, and all the spices.


Lower the heat and simmer for around 20 minutes, until the sauce thickens.



Nutrition Facts

Servings 2