This tastes amazing! It's very authentic though, if you don't like as much spice you may want to cut the amount of spices in half (oregano, thyme, cayenne pepper).
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 med onion, chopped
1 med green pepper, chopped
1 med carrot, chopped
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup flour
1 cup chicken broth
1 lb. smoked kielbasa/polish sausage, cut into 1/2-in. pieces
1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tsp. dried oregano
2 tsp. dried thyme
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
*In large skillet, saute celery, onion, green pepper, and carrot in oil until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 mins, or until thickened.
*Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the sausage, tomatoes, oregano, thyme, and cayenne pepper. Cover and cook on LOW 4-5 hrs, or until heated through. Serve w/ rice. Yield: 5 servings.