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Fit Recipe: Spicy Kale, White bean and Chicken Sausage

Hi Readers! Don't you just love a meal that is healthy, hearty AND easy to make without a jillion random ingredients?! Yep, so do we at FIT4MOM. The easier the better, and the crock pot is very mom-crazy-life-schedule friendly. This one comes to us from the beautiful Mareya Ibrahim of http://eatcleaner.com/. Give it a try and let us know how you like it!!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp raw coconut oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 4 links your favorite chicken sausage, sliced into 1/4" coins
  • (1) 32 oz container low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 1 bunch kale, washed with Eat Cleaner Fruit + Vegetable wash, stems and ribs removed, leaves chopped
  • 2 Tbsp sundried tomato, chopped and reconstituted in 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp crushed garlic
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

In a saute pan, heat coconut oil and saute shallot until translucent. Add sausage and cook until just browned. Set aside.

In a crock pot, combine broth, beans, kale, sundried tomato with water and spices. Set on low and cook for about 3-4 hours. In the last hour, add chicken sausage shallot mixture. Serve hot and enjoy in good health!