Sweet Sausage 'n' Beans Recipe
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Sweet Sausage 'n' Beans Recipe

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Doris Heath of Franklin, North Carolina shares this slow-cooker version of a traditional French dish called cassoulet. It's sweet, saucy and chock-full of beans, smoked sausage and vegetables.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups frozen lima beans, thawed
  • 2 cups frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (16 ounces) baked beans
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 469 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1489mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 10g fiber), 20g protein.


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, layer the carrots, onion, lima beans, green beans, sausage and baked beans. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and mustard; pour over beans. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until vegetables are tender. Stir before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Sausage 'n' Beans in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p49

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cas378 User ID: 4880004 36761
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2012

"My children love this recipe. Very good and easy to make."

vmfein User ID: 2150105 87575
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2011

"This was fantastic! Normally my husband doesn't enjoy baked beans but when I made this he had 4 bowls of it! I think next time I will add more sausage and carrots. I left out the onions and lima beans."

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