White Beans with Spinach & Sausage

White Beans with Spinach & Sausage

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¾

    pound kielbasa (turkey or chicken work great if you don’t’ want to use beef!)

  • 2

    cups chicken broth (vegetable broth works great in a pinch as well!)

  • 2

    cloves of garlic

  • 1

    teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    cups Cannellini beans (you can use canned if needed make sure you rinse them as well)* see my suggestion above if using dry beans

  • Two

    medium sized tomatoes diced up really small, it should come to about 1 cup or more

  • 6

    cups baby spinach leaves

  • Freshly cracked pepper to taste

Directions

Directions Sausage- I cook the sausage in a cast iron skillet before adding to the beans. I like to sear it well on the sides then cut it up ( if using sausage links). Once it’s all cooked I add it along with whatever juice/grease that the sausage made from the pan and add it into the beans. If you cook in anything other than a cast iron skillet a little oil would help in the pan but I never add anything in the cast iron . Pour chicken broth and garlic into a large pot. Place on medium high heat and bring to a simmer. Add in the oil and oregano then beans. Stir it up before adding in tomatoes. Heat through till the beans are tender. If using canned it won’t take long at all. Once beans are tender add in the spinach and cook just until the leaves are wilted. Stir it in and sprinkle cracked pepper on top. Simple dish you can dress up or dress down. I like serving this along side ribs, or any BBQ dish. I also mash up the beans that are left over and make quesadillas out of them, perfect for lunch time.


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