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Smoky Sausage and Beans

No recipe image available.This hearty, smoked turkey sausage and bean dish is wonderful served over soft polenta, rice or pasta.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (14-ounce) package smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices on the diagonal
2 cups sliced red bell peppers
2 cups thinly sliced onions
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups chopped tomatoes
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook sausage, bell peppers, onions, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes in oil in large skillet until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook, covered, over medium heat until tomatoes are softened, about 5 minutes.

Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each).

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 285; Fat 9 g; % Calories from Fat 26; Potassium 957 mg; Calcium 68 mg; Carbohydrate 36 g; Folate 255 mcg; Sodium 1043 mg; Protein 19 g; Dietary Fiber 9 g; Cholesterol 41 mg.

Recipe provided courtesy of the American Dry Bean Board.