Sausage and Bean Casserole

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Thea Pappalardo

By
@Sassy01

This is a good stick-to-the-ribs dish on a chilly night.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

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Ingredients

  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage (i use turkey sausage) sliced 1/4" thick
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 14 oz
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2
    16 ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne
  • 1/2 c
    small pasta (i like small shells) uncooked
  • ·
    flavored bread crumbs

How to Make Sausage and Bean Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
    Heat a dutch oven over medium high heat and spray with Pam. Add onion and sausage and saute for 5 minutes or until browned. Add garlic and saute 2 minutes more. Stir in chicken broth, scraping pan to loosen brown bits. Stir in brown sugar, tomato paste, thyme, black pepper, cayenne, beans, pasta and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is done. Pour into casserole, sprinkle with bread crumbs and lightly spray crumbs with Pam. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned.

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