You can feed a family of four for under $10 with this recipe. Make it the night before to save time.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
½ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
3 links apple chicken sausage, diced
¼ cup water
1 pound (2 large or 4 small) sweet potatoes, roasted whole, peeled and diced
Side Suggestion: Serve with a mixed green salad with light balsamic vinaigrette. This would increase the cost of your meal to $9.95.
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Ensure the ingredients you are using are gluten-free and this recipe can be gluten-free.
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