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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 a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, homeschool mom of 7 awesome kids, yoga/pilates instructor, a clinical and master herbalist, licensed massage therapist and soon to be traditional naturopath. She is a very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban 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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