Sweet Sausage ‘n’ Beans

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours


4-6 servings

Updated: Jan. 29, 2022
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.


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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