New Member Cynthia Felice has the best of both worlds. Her husband cooks. They used to own a hotel and he made cookies. He still collects cookie recipes. Can we clone him?
Here’s a favorite everyday recipe from Bob Felice.
Bob’s Sausage & Beans Rustica
- 3 14-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed
- 1 pound Italian sausage
- 6-7 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
- 6-7 medium-sized cloves of garlic, sliced thin
- ½ medium onion, sliced
- 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
- 4 ounces red wine
- Salt & pepper to taste
- Olive oil, extra virgin
Fry sausage and remove from pan.
Add sliced onion; sauté until light brown w/added olive oil as needed.
Add thin sliced garlic; sauté two minutes longer.
Add chopped tomatoes, oregano, basil, and salt & pepper; cook 10 minutes longer on low.
Add beans; heat on low for a minimum of ½ hour, up to 1 hour.
To serve, add extra virgin olive oil to taste.
August 1, 2015
Editor’s note: Rustica in this case means a one-pan meal! CF