Budget-Friendly Kale and Sausage Sauté

Budget-Friendly Kale and Sausage Sauté
Photo Credit: Peter Papoulakos.

Enjoy this simple dish of greens, beans and chicken sausage. It can be ready in just 10 minutes!

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 170

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 310mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 5g
  • Protein 14g
  • Potassium 560mg


  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • Italian style chicken sausage (links (about 3 ounces each), diced)
  • onion(s) (diced)
  • kale (bag, chopped)
    10 oz
  • low sodium chicken broth (low-sodium, fat-free)
    1/2 cup
  • cannellini beans (15.5-ounce, drained and rinsed)
    1 can
  • crushed red pepper flakes
    1/4 tsp
  • salt ((optional))
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/2 tsp


  1. Add olive oil to a large sauté pan over medium heat.

  2. Add diced sausage and onion and sauté until onions begin to turn golden brown.

  3. Add the kale and chicken broth and sauté until kale softens.

  4. Add remaining ingredients and sauté 3-4 more minutes to heat the beans through.

  5. Serving Suggestion: Serve with a side of brown rice to round out the meal.