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Italian Sausage and White Bean Stew

Per Serving

Italian Sausage and White Bean Stew

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 280
Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 6 g
Sugars 6 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 590 mg
Potassium 725 mg
Protein 25 g
Phosphorus 260 mg
Choices: Starch 1.5, Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Lean Protein 2, Fat 1
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes


1 tsp. olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced celery
1 lb. low-fat Italian turkey sausage, cooked, casing removed, and sliced
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. dried basil
1 (14-oz.) can diced, no-salt-added Italian-style tomatoes in their juice
1 (15.5-oz.) can cannellini beans (or other white beans), drained


  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, green pepper, onion, and celery, and sauté for 3 minutes. Add in the sausage and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes until browned.
  2. Add in the oregano, basil, thyme, tomatoes with their juice, and beans. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

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