Spicy Chicken Sausage with Chard and White Beans

Spicey Chicken Sausage with Chard and White Beans

If you like spicy and hearty this is a great one pan dish. Simple and quick to make. We enjoyed it!


2 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound spicy Italian chicken sausage

1 onion, chopped or 1/4 cup dried chopped onion

1 (15-oz) can small white beans or 2 cups pre-cooked beans

6 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

4 cups chicken broth

1 package of your favorite gluten free Fussili noodles

12 ounces fresh chopped chard or kale

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

Heat the oil in a large dutch oven. Add the chicken sausage and cook until browned. Add the onion and saute until translucent if using fresh or add the dried onions, beans, garlic, oregano, fennel seeds, crushed red pepper until fragrant. Add chicken broth and pasta. When the noodles are almost cooked through add the chopped chard until softened. Add the parm cheese. Season with sea salt and pepper and serve warm.


Emily Saddler

Emily is first a wife to her best friend Ryan, homeschool mom of 7 awesome kids, Holistic Health Practitioner in the state of Utah and Traditional Naturopath outside of the state of Utah, master gardener, yoga/pilates instructor, certified clinical and master herbalist, licensed massage therapist, and doula. She is a very passionate advocate of all things Mother Nature! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care product recipes and loves teaching classes on gardening, plant identification and herbal remedy workshops. Check out the events and classes page for more info.

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