Recipes and Cooking Sausage, Beans, and Olives Skillet 5.0 (2) 2 Reviews Use leftover green beans to make a hearty, easy skillet dinner on a chilly fall night. Perfect for using up Thanksgiving leftovers, toss your green beans in a skillet with Italian sausage, plum tomatoes, cannellini beans, and Kalamata olives for a comforting autumn meal. By Anna Kovel Anna Kovel Website Anna Kovel is a food expert with over two decades of experience working in culinary development, from recipe creation to food styling. She shares her knowledge across her website as well as in major publications like Better Homes & Gardens and Gather Journal. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 1, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ pound spicy or sweet Italian sausage, casings removed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup red onion, halved and thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 28 ounce can plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 cup cooked green beans, halved crosswise ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives ½ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped Directions In a 12-inch skillet heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high. Add sausage in a single layer. Cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Drain sausage, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Return sausage to skillet. Stir in onion and garlic. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 6 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Add undrained tomatoes and the cannellini beans. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in green beans and olives. Cover; simmer 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through. Stir in basil. Serves 6. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 394 Calories 16g Fat 40g Carbs 27g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 394 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 1293mg 56% Total Carbohydrate 40g 15% Total Sugars 7g Protein 27g Vitamin C 26.8mg 134% Calcium 136mg 10% Iron 4.5mg 25% Potassium 470mg 10% Folate, total 81.7mcg Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.