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Thursday, February 28 2013

Escarole, a type of endive, is typically used in salads, but it makes a great addition to this hearty one-pot dish.


Sausage, Beans, and Greens
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Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Total Time: 25 mins
    1/2  pound  hot or mild fresh Italian sausage links, bias-sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
    1/2  cup  chopped onion
     19-ounce cans  white kidney beans (cannellini), drained and rinsed
     cups  coarsely chopped escarole or spinach
    3/4  cup  reduced-sodium chicken broth
    1/4  cup  dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
     tablespoons  snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
    1/4  cup  finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
In a large saucepan cook Italian sausage and onion over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Drain off fat. Add beans, escarole or spinach, chicken broth, wine, and thyme. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 5 minutes. Ladle into serving bowls. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 397, Total Fat 14 g, Saturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 38 mg, Sodium 993 mg, Carbohydrate 41 g, Fiber 12 g, Protein 20 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 9%, Calcium 11%, Iron 26%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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