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Chicken Sausage & White Bean Gnocchi

Chicken Sausage & White Bean Gnocchi

Serves 4 to 6

This recipe brings together sweet chicken sausage, hearty beans, and flavorful aromatics like garlic and onion, for a delicious dish in just 30 minutes.

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package Smart Chicken Organic Hot Smoked Sausage, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) package gnocchi
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • ½ cup freshly grated mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh parsley

Preheat oven to 425ºF. In a large, oven-safe skillet or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until browned on both sides. Add onion and sauté until translucent. Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add broth to deglaze the pan, scraping all of the brown bits with a spoon. Add tomatoes, oregano, parsley, garlic powder, paprika, beans, gnocchi, and spinach, then salt and pepper to taste. Stir until thoroughly combined. Add mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Transfer to the oven, uncovered, and cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Garnish with parsley to serve.