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Beans with Kale and Portuguese Sausage

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 20 min
  • 40 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromBon Appetit

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 ounces Portuguese sausage, sliced 1/2" thick
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 small piece Parmesan rind (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 (15 ounce) canned cannallini beans
  • 4 cups kale
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Directions

Prep: 1. Slice onion and mince garlic 2. Slice sausage into 1/2" rounds. 3. Drain and rinse beans. Make: 1. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add sausage and cook, turning occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. 2. Add onion and garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes. 3. Add wine and cook, scraping up browned bits from bottom of pot and stirring occasionally, until wine is reduced by half, about 3 minutes. 4. Add Parmesan rind (if using) red pepper flakes, thyme, bay leaf, broth, tomatoes, and beans. 5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender about 20 minutes. 6. Mix in kale and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper and remove parmesan rind. 7. Serve drizzled with oil.

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