Beans and Bratwurst

Beans and Bratwurst

4 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

Fast and low in fat, this stewlike dish makes a hearty weeknight meal. Spice it up with hot mustard and serve with brown rice or potatoes. 6 points, 22% of calories from fat

"I used veggies sausages & it was very good! The molassess wasn't over-powering & gave it a great taste! My kids even liked it!"


6 whole Boca bratwurst meatless sausages; sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
3 large Leeks; halved, white and green parts sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
3/4 cup Water
1 14.5-oz can Diced tomatoes
1 15-oz can Cannellini beans; rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons Unsulphured molasses
Salt and freshly ground black pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 6



1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and heat over medium heat. Add bratwurst rounds, and cook 3 minutes per side, or until browned. Transfer to plate.

2. Coat skillet with cooking spray once more, increase heat to high, and add leeks. Cook 4 minutes, or until leeks brown around edges, stirring halfway through. Add tomoatoes and liquid, beans, molasses, 3/4 cup water, and bratwurst. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 5 minutes, or until heated through and liquid is thickened.

Per serving: 262 calories; 17 g protein; 7.5 g total fat (0 g. sat. fat); 33 g carb; 0 mg. chol; 875 g sodium; 5 g fiber; 12 g sugars

From January/February 2008 Vegetarian Times


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I used veggies sausages & it was very good! The molassess wasn't over-powering & gave it a great taste! My kids even liked it!
iacovettamaguire 3y ago

I skipped the molasses, but it still came out good!
twojocks 4y ago

This was actually very good. I was worried about the molasses, but the flavors worked.
olycam 5y ago

Tasty and easy to make! [I posted this recipe.]
lizmari 6y ago

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