Skillet Sausage and Bean Stew

Skillet Sausage and Bean Stew

Skillet Sausage and Bean Stew

Prep and Cook Time 30 minutes


Makes 4 servings


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


  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.


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

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

Dietary Exchange

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

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