Hearty Italian Sausage Stew

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Shana C

This simple, hearty stew is serious comfort food. It is best with good quality sausage, as it provides the seasoning. Garnish with a 50/50 mix of Pecorino Romano and Parmesan cheese for even more flavor.

Top Review by JackieOhNo

I made this exactly as posted, using shell pasta, which is what I had on hand. It was hearty and delicious, Made for Spring PAC 2014.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown Italian sausage over medium heat in a soup pot and drain.
  2. Add olive oil, onion, garlic and carrots.
  3. Cook over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, beef broth, kidney beans and 1/2 a can of white beans.
  5. Mash remaining white beans and add.
  6. Simmer 10-20 minutes.
  7. Add macaroni and cook until tender, usually about 10 minutes.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with Pecorino Romano and/or Parmesan cheese.

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