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Recipe by MyRecipes December 2009

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Credit: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot over medium heat, cook sausage, stirring and breaking up with a wooden spoon until no traces of pink remain, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer meat to paper towels; drain fat from pot. Add olive oil, onion, garlic, celery and carrot and cook, stirring, until vegetables have softened, 6 to 8 minutes.

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  • Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes with juice and 3 cups water and bring to a simmer. Add green beans and chard and simmer until very soft, about 20 minutes. Stir in beans, pasta and reserved sausage and simmer, stirring occasionally, until pasta is al dente, 8 to 10 minutes.

  • Stir in Parmesan and season with salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Nutrition Facts

300 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 5g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 27mg; sodium 1056mg.
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