In The Kitchen: Simmer Down With Hilary Duff

Sharing one of her favorite recipes for tailgating and fall fêtes with girlfriends, Hilary Duff, like anyone ready to welcome fall, loves a good, old-fashioned stew.

“Warm, savory stews and a glass of red wine make the perfect cozy meal on a chilly fall evening,” she said. “I love a hearty and healthy bean and chicken sausage stew paired with Callie Collection’s Fresh Red Blend,” added Duff of the brand’s new red wine.

Easy and delicious, Duff’s stew is simple to make by yourself, but more fun when prepared with friends for a comfy night in.

“Making a soup or stew may seem intimidating, but it is actually incredibly easy—especially when you get your girls to help you,” she said. “Sometimes we put the ‘group’ in ‘soup’ by asking each of my friends to bring one simple ingredient, like kale, chicken broth or olive oil. We chop, chat and sip wine while the stew simmers, and enjoy our amazing meal.”

Try Duff’s stew recipe and pick up a bottle of Callie Collection wines, available at wine retailers for $13.99.

Hilary Duff’s Delicious Fall Stew

If there’s one thing Hilary Duff loves, it’s getting cozy when the weather gets chilly. Packed with protein and fall flavors, the Younger star shares her favorite recipe for a hearty stew that is sure to warm your tummy.

1 Tbsp olive oil
12 oz package fully cooked apple chicken sausage links
1 yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, sliced thin
19 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed
14.5 oz can low-sodium chicken broth
14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
1 bunch kale leaves
2 bay leaves
Kosher salt and pepper to taste

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Slice and add the sausages and yellow onion. Cook, stirring until browned, about 2 minutes.

2. Add thinly sliced garlic and cook for 2 more minutes. Add beans, broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add kale, bay leaves, salt and pepper.

3. Simmer all ingredients, stirring occasionally for about 8 to 10 minutes or until kale is wilted.

4. Pair with a glass of Callie Collection Fresh Red Blend.

Recipe courtesy of Hilary Duff and Callie Collection

Jennifer Fauci
Jennifer Fauci is the former managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group's award-winning special sections and Anton’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of six PCLI awards.

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