Sausage and White Bean Casserole

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  • Serves 4
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 510 calories
    • Fat 29 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 62 mg
    • Sodium 1,801 mg
    • Protein 26 g
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Fiber 10 g


  1. Check 1tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  2. Check 1pound Italian sausage links
  3. Check 2 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  4. Check 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  5. Check 2 bunches Swiss chard, leaves cut into 2-inch strips (about 12 cups)
  6. Check 2 15.5-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed
  7. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  8. Check 2tablespoons bread crumbs


  1. Heat oven to 400º F. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sausage and cook, turning, until browned and cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add the carrots and garlic to the skillet and cook for 1 minute. Add the chard and cook until wilted, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the beans, ½ cup water, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Nestle the sausages in the beans.
  5. In a bowl, combine the bread crumbs and the remaining teaspoon of oil. Sprinkle over the sausage mixture. Transfer the skillet to oven; bake until golden, about 25 minutes.