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Sweet Sausage 'n' Beans Recipe

Sweet Sausage 'n' Beans Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 469 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 1,489 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Reviews for Sweet Sausage 'n' Beans

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Reviewed Feb. 21, 2012

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

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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