Hearty Italian Sausage Stew

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

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.

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.
Most Helpful

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.

JackieOhNo! May 16, 2014