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Italian-style Franks and Beans

Substitute your favorite sausage for hot dogs. If they aren’t already precooked, you’ll need to sauté them until they’re no longer pink before proceeding with the recipe.

Serves 4
Ready in 25 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
490 calories per serving


> 2 tbsp olive oil
> 8 oz frankfurters, cut into 2-inch pieces
> 1 (16 oz) bag frozen mixed sliced peppers, thawed
> 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved if large
> 1 1/2 cups cooked white beans or 1 (15 oz) can, drained
> 1 cup  basil leaves, sliced
> 1 cup sliced  mozzarella cheese
> 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Heat oil in a skillet and sauté frankfurters 2 min., or until browned. Add the sliced peppers and cook 5 min. Stir frequently.
Add the tomatoes and beans to the frankfurters and vegetables and warm 2 min. Add the basil and season to taste with salt (in moderation) and pepper. Spoon into a 9x9-inch square greased baking dish.
Arrange the cheese slices over the bean mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake 15 min., or until cheese has melted and the top is golden brown.

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