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Braised Sausage and Beans

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Simmer frozen honey-glazed carrots, beans, and seasonings with kielbasa sausage for a rib-sticking main course that won't break the bank.
Updated Sep 16, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 box (10 oz) frozen honey glazed carrots
  • 1 package (14 oz) fully cooked kielbasa sausage, cut into 4 pieces, halved lengthwise
  • 2 cans (15.5 oz each) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, frozen carrots and sausage; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion and carrots are tender and sausage is no longer pink.
  • 2
    Stir in beans, chicken broth and thyme. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook about 5 minutes or until hot.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Other types of sausage or bratwurst or sausage links, can be used in this recipe.
  • tip 2
    For the dried thyme, substitute 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme from your garden.
  • tip 3
    If you like other types of beans, trying substituting one can of them for the great northern beans.

Nutrition

620 Calories, 34g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 54g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
620
Calories from Fat
300
Total Fat
34g
52%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1710mg
71%
Potassium
820mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
18g
72%
Sugars
11g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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