Sausage and White Bean Casserole

Sausage and White Bean Casserole
This easy baked meal can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Get the recipe: Sausage and White Bean Casserole. Photo: Jose Picayo
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 serves


  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 pound Italian sausage links

  • 2 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 bunches Swiss chard, leaves cut into 2-inch strips (about 12 cups)

  • 2 15.5-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

510 Calories
29g Fat
36g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 510
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 1801mg 78%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Protein 26g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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