Whether used by the pinch or by the bunch, fresh thyme infuses any dish with unparalleled aroma and flavor.
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Butter-tossed breadcrumbs stirred in at the end give this dish a robust stewlike consistency. Meatless Italian sausage stands in for the traditional pork sausage. With this recipe, you can also sauté the sausage slices in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, then stir into the dish. Try subbing fresh thyme in this dish for a more intense flavor.