Italian Three Bean and Sausage Casserole

Spicy pork sausage gives this hearty casserole a kick, making it the perfect, flavorful dish to bring to any potluck or large gathering.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

1
lb bulk spicy Italian pork sausage
1
large red bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (15 oz each) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15.5 oz) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 to 16 oz) garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
jar (1 lb 10 oz) tomato pasta sauce with basil and garlic
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
Additional chopped fresh basil

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage, bell pepper, onion and garlic over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 In ungreased 3-quart casserole, mix sausage mixture and remaining ingredients. Bake uncovered about 45 minutes, stirring once, until hot and bubbly. Garnish with additional basil.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
1230mg
1230%;
Total Carbohydrate
70g
70%
(Dietary Fiber
17g
17%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
50%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.