Hearty Sausage 'n' Beans Recipe
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Hearty Sausage 'n' Beans Recipe

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Our son, Will, is a brand new dad. He cooked this blend of sausage, beans, tomatoes and rice when we came to visit our newborn granddaughter, Jenna. The beauty of the dish is the simplicity: Toss the ingredients in one pan, simmer, and you've got dinner. Add corn bread and a tossed salad on the side. —Will Owen, Waco, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice

Nutritional Facts

1.333 cups equals 561 calories, 26 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 1624 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook sausage and onion in oil over medium heat until onion is tender. Add the beans, water, tomatoes and salad dressing mix. Bring to a boil; stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Sausage 'n' Beans in Taste of Home February/March 2012, p48

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2015

"This is one of my weeknight go to recipes"

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Reviewed Jul. 27, 2015

"This was a great recipe. Very hardy and filling. Even my picky 9 year old loved it. Will definitely make again!"

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"loved this! Both of my picky boys ate all of it and asked for seconds. Only thing I changed was I used ranchstyle beans instead of pinto b/c that was what we had. Really good!"

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Reviewed Jul. 25, 2013

"I have made this numerous times and my family loves it. I have taken it to church pot lucks and I have always come home with an empty pan."

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Reviewed May. 7, 2012

"Tasty and quick! Was great with Jiffy cornbread on the side. Will definitely be making this again!"

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