Greens 'n Beans Pasta With Italian Sausage

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Like the restaurant dish, Greens and Beans, this recipe takes it to a new level by adding Italian sausage and pasta. This is an awesome tasting dish that takes me back to my Italian Grandmother's kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat olive oil and saute sausage and garlic together until sausage is browned.
  3. Stir in escarole and cook until wilted.
  4. Stir in chicken broth, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add drained cooked pasta, beans and Parmesan cheese to skillet and stir over low heat for about 5 minutes until juices thicken.
  6. Serve topped with additional grated Parmesan cheese.
  7. Note: If you cannot find the escarole in a sack, use 1 bunch of fresh escarole, chopped.


Most Helpful

We liked this a lot. Hubby thought it needed more veggies so next time I'll throw in a few green onions, maybe a chopped tomato, and some thinly sliced or shredded carrots. Using black beans as well as the canneloni beans might be good too. I used hot Italian sausage and it kicked it up a little. Overall, a very good dish that we'll make again. Thanks Marie!

Patti C July 14, 2010

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