Speckled Butter Beans With Andouille Sausage Recipe

Speckled Butter Beans with Andouille
Diana Rattray
Ratings (14)
  • Total: 8 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
392 Calories
14g Fat
46g Carbs
22g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The slow cooker makes it oh-so-simple to make a flavorful meal of butter beans and sausage. Use andouille sausage or other spicy smoked sausage in this delicious dish -- and don't forget the cornbread. Serve and enjoy on a chilly night for the ultimate comfort food.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages frozen butter beans, about 1 1/2 pounds
  • 12 to 16 ounces andouille sausage
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 large bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning, or to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. In a slow cooker, combine the butter beans, sliced andouille sausage, water, broth, bell pepper, and onion.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours.

  3. Add Creole seasoning and continue cooking for 2 hours longer, or until beans are tender.

  4. Serve with cornbread for a delicious, comforting meal.