Braised Sausage and Beans

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
Braised Sausage and Beans

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
box (10 oz) frozen honey glazed carrots
1
package (14 oz) fully cooked kielbasa sausage, cut into 4 pieces, halved lengthwise
2
cans (15.5 oz each) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, frozen carrots and sausage; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion and carrots are tender and sausage is no longer pink.
  • 2
    Stir in beans, chicken broth and thyme. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook about 5 minutes or until hot.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Other types of sausage or bratwurst or sausage links, can be used in this recipe.
  • For the dried thyme, substitute 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme from your garden.
  • If you like other types of beans, trying substituting one can of them for the great northern beans.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
620
Calories from Fat
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
52%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1710mg
71%
Potassium
820mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
18g
72%
Sugars
11g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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