Portuguese Chourico Stew

1 (16 ounce) package chourico, cut into small pieces
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 15 ounce) can canned tomato sauce 
6 cups water
2 small potatoes, diced
2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
1 dash paprika
2 (15 ounce) cans green beans, drained

Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Saute chourico, onion and garlic until onion is tender. Stir in tomato sauce, water and potatoes. Season with red pepper and paprika. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Stir in green beans, and simmer 5 to 10 minutes, or until heated through.