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Glamorgan Sausage and Apple Stew Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 6 Glamorgan sausages
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 apples, peeled and chopped
- 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup red lentils
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- Large pot or Dutch oven

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.
2. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
3. Add the apples, carrots, celery, thyme, smoked paprika, and bay leaf. Sauté for another 5 minutes.
4. Add the tomato paste and stir to combine.
5. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
6. Add the lentils and sausages. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
7. Remove the bay leaf and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Medium heat for sautéing and boiling, low heat for simmering.
Serving size:
4-6 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories: 350
Fat: 12g
Carbohydrates: 45g
Protein: 18g
Fiber: 14g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Glamorgan sausages can be substituted with any vegetarian sausage or meat-based sausage.
- Red lentils can be substituted with green or brown lentils.
- Vegetable broth can be substituted with chicken or beef broth.

- Add chopped kale or spinach for added nutrition.
- Use sweet potatoes instead of apples for a sweeter flavor.
- Add a can of diced tomatoes for a more tomato-based stew.

Tips and tricks:
- To make the stew thicker, add more lentils or reduce the amount of broth.
- To make the stew thinner, add more broth or water.
- Serve with crusty bread for dipping.

Storage instructions:
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
Reheat in a pot over medium heat until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Serve in bowls with a sprinkle of chopped parsley on top.

Chopped parsley or grated Parmesan cheese.

Serve with a side salad or roasted vegetables.

Suggested side dishes:
Crusty bread, roasted Brussels sprouts, or a side salad.

Troubleshooting advice:
If the stew is too thick, add more broth or water. If it is too thin, add more lentils or reduce the amount of broth.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to cook the lentils and sausages thoroughly to avoid any foodborne illnesses.

Food history:
Glamorgan sausages are a traditional Welsh vegetarian sausage made with cheese, breadcrumbs, and leeks.

Flavor profiles:
Savory, slightly sweet, and smoky.

Serving suggestions:
Serve hot with crusty bread for dipping.

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Region: Welsh

Taste: Savory, Tangy, Sweet, Earthy, Herbal