Black Beans & Sausage

by Meg on November 3, 2010

After a long day of working at the Boston Convention Center for the American Dietetic Association getting ready for our national conference,FNCE, I came home and made a wonderful dinner- black beans & sausage! It was quite easy and was MUCH more delicious than I thought. Another winner from Everyday Food!!

I used the dutch oven again!

Ingredients:

2x cans of black beans(rinsed and drained)
1 package of turkey kielbasa
2x shallots, diced
2x cloves of garlic
1/4 cup of hard cider(I used Harpoon)
2 cups of low sodium chicken stock
3x carrots, diced
1 red pepper, diced
3/4 cup of parsley, minced
1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
plain greek yogurt(dollop for on top)

Heat olive oil in the pan and add the kielbasa. Cook for 5-7 minutes on medium heat until the meat is browned. Take out the kielbasa. Add the hard cider, shallots, garlic, carrots, and red peppers. Cook for 3 minutes on medium heat. Then add the chicken stock,and black beans,bring to a boil. Then, add the kielbasa back in and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the parsley. Enjoy with a dollop of greek yogurt on top.

I made quinoa with cumin and pistachios to go with this!

Thank you Carrie for this cute picture from the wedding weekend! ;)

{ 7 comments }

Katerina November 4, 2010 at 2:59 am

I always try to find quick and easy ways to make weekday dinners. Your dish falls into this category plus it looks delicious.

Meg November 4, 2010 at 8:51 am

Thanks so much Katerina.

I look forward to exploring your blog!

Chris November 4, 2010 at 12:18 pm

Here via the Foodie Blogroll.

This black bean and sausage bake is as colorful as it is packed with flavors.

Merut November 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm

I love the simplicity and you can tell it has a lot of flavor. But the best part is serving it over quinoa – brilliant!

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Meg November 4, 2010 at 7:59 pm

Thank you all for your posts today!
Thia is a delicious addition to your monthly menus!

Medifast Coupon Code November 5, 2010 at 10:56 am

Nice colors, the black beans will add a really nice flavor I bet.

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