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Skillet Sausage and Bean Stew


Skillet Sausage and Bean Stew

Skillet Sausage and Bean Stew

Prep and Cook Time 30 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 pound spicy Italian sausage, cut into pieces
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cups frozen O'Brien hash brown potatoes with onions and peppers
1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, undrained
3/4 cup water
1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules or 1 beef bouillon cube
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Preparation

  1. Combine sausage and onion in large nonstick skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes or until meat is cooked through. Drain fat.
  2. Stir in potatoes, beans, water, bouillon, oregano and red pepper; reduce heat to medium. Cover; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

LIGHTEN UP

You can reduce the calories and fat content of this dish by substituting turkey sausage for Italian sausage. Add hot pepper sauce to taste if you prefer a spicier stew.

Nutritional Information

Protein 33 g
Fiber trace g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Cholesterol 92 mg
Total Fat 31 g
Calories 559
Sodium 1,876 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 4-1/2
Meat 3-1/2
Vegetable 1
Starch 2

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