Chard, Bean & Sausage Stew

Chard, Bean & Sausage Stew
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  • 4Servings


  • 1 tablespoon EVOO
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 6 ounces spicy smoked turkey or chicken sausage, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can crushed fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 2 bunches swiss chard, center rib discarded and leaves cut into 1-inch ribbons
  • Salt and pepper


In a large pot, heat the EVOO over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until golden, about 7 minutes. Add the sausage and cook until browned, about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic and paprika and cook for 1 minute.

Stir in the tomatoes and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until almost dry, 2 minutes. Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, stir in the beans and simmer for 15 minutes.

Stir in the chard and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.