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Italian Sausage Vegetable Bean Stew

Megan - The Little Momma
Hearty stew filled with protein, vegetables, and deliciousness. Easy recipe to warm your heart and belly!
Course Dinner, Soup
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 6 cups broth any kind will do, but our favorite to use is chicken
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 whole carrots roughly chopped
  • 3 cups red potatoes chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsps Italian seasoning
  • 3 cups kale chopped into small pieces
  • 2 cans white beans any kind of white bean is good
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 heavy pinch salt

Instructions
 

  • Heat a dutch oven over medium to medium high heat.
  • Add Italian sausage and brown. As it is browning, break up into smaller pieces.
  • Once the sausage starts to brown, add in onions and extra virgin olive oil. Cook until sausage is fully cooked and onions are transparent.
  • Add in garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Pour in broth. Add in carrots, potatoes, celery, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are tender when pierced.
  • Turn to low heat. Stir in beans and kale. Let sit for about 3 minutes. Season to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy! Add your favorite hearty bread or sandwich if desired!