5 from 6 votes
Skillet Sausage and White Beans with Spinach
Skillet Sausage and White Beans with Spinach
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This comforting Skillet Sausage and White Beans with Spinach is on your table in just 30 minutes. Serve with a loaf of crusty bread to soak up the delicious broth for a flavorful, satisfying meal.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 174 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (14 ounce) pacakge fully-cooked smoked sausage, sliced into 1/2" rounds
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes (fire-roasted diced tomatoes work very well too!)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 (6 ounce) bag fresh baby spinach
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan or to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook, stirring, until nicely browned. Add garlic and cook for just another minute or two until garlic is fragrant. Add chicken broth, cannellini beans, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and crushed red pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and let it simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes to allow broth to reduce a little.
  2. Stir in fresh baby spinach and remove from heat. Continue to stir until spinach is wilted. Garnish with fresh ground black pepper and Parmesan. Ladle into bowls and serve with a hunk of crusty bread.

Recipe Notes

Can substitute any type of sausage you prefer - Andoullie sausage to add some heat - turkey or chicken sausage to reduce the fat and calories.

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Sausage and White Beans with Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 405mg 17%
Potassium 138mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 2.3%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 8.1%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.