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Kidney Bean Sausage Supper Recipe

Kidney Bean Sausage Supper Recipe

I'm always looking for nutritious and tasty meals that do not take a lot to time to prepare," says Carol Strong Battle of Hearthsville, Virginia. "I created this bean and sausage dish by combining ingredients I happened to have on hand. I makes a filling and satisfying supper."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound turkey Italian sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 large green pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the green pepper, onion and broth; cover and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add beans and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Serve in bowls over rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup sausage mixture, calculated without rice) equals 337 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 1,564 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.