Speckled Butter Beans With Andouille Sausage

Speckled Butter Beans with Andouille
Diana Rattray
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 8 hrs
Total: 8 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
392 Calories
14g Fat
46g Carbs
22g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 392
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 661mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Protein 22g
Calcium 74mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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 another 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.


  • 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.

  5. Enjoy!