Smoky Sausage and Beans

Makes 6 servings


  • 1 package (14 ounces) smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 cups sliced red bell peppers
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) Black beans or 3 cups cooked dry-packaged Black beans, rinsed, drained

Preparation: Cook sausage, bell peppers, onions, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes in oil in large skillet until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
Stir in remaining ingredients and cook, covered, over medium heat until tomatoes are softened, about 5 minutes.

Notes: Can be served over polenta or pasta.

Serv. Size: about 1 cup each

Amount Per Serving

Cals: 285 From Fat: 26

Total Fat: 9 g

Cholesterol: 41mg

Sodium: 1043mg

Total Carb: 36 g

Dietary Fiber: 9 g

Sugars: na

Protein: 19 g