Spicy Beans with Turkey Sausage | Reader's Digest

Spicy Beans with Turkey Sausage

A stew so tasty, you won't realize it's low in fat-and high in fiber, with three kinds of beans. A heart-healthy choice.

from Reader's Digest | March 2009

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 can (16 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 1/2 oz.) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 to 1 cup water (enough to fill cooker at least halfway)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

    How to make it 

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    In 5-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Cover and cook on low 5 to 6 hours or until meat is tender. Stir before serving. Yield: 6 servings ($1.69 per serving)

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 47g
  • Sodium: 1,412mg
  • Carbs: 51g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Fiber: 12g