Tuscan Sausage and Bean Stew

Unravel the flavors of Italy with a wholesome sausage and bean stew made using Progresso® products.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb bulk mild or sweet Italian pork sausage
1 1/3
cups chopped onion
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
medium carrot, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained
2
teaspoons dried minced garlic
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix sausage and remaining ingredients except beans and basil.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Stir in beans. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 15 minutes longer. Garnish with basil.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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