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Slow Cooker Creole Black Beans and Sausage

Slow Cooker Creole Black Beans and Sausage

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This creole recipe is sure to please all members of your family. Not too spicy, just enough kick. Serve over steamed white rice.

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  • Calories:
  • 496 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 29.4 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 29g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 28.9 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 2024 mg
  • 81%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place a large skillet over medium heat, and add sausage. Cook, stirring, until sausage is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain fat, and transfer sausage to slow cooker.
  2. Stir the black beans, onion, celery, green pepper, water, tomato sauce, garlic, thyme, bullion granules, white pepper, cayenne pepper, and bay leaves into the sausage in the slow cooker. Cover, and cook on Low until vegetables are tender, about 6 hours. Remove bay leaves before serving.
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Mrs.C
92
3/3/2009

I made this recipe last night and it was a big hit. I did however make a few minor changes. I didn't cook this in the crockpot as the recipe states. I sauteed the green pepper, onion, and celery in two tablespoon of olive oil. I sliced the sausage and cooked them for 10 minutes in a separate pan. I added all the ingredients to the veggies and mixed everything together well. I added the sausage last and let all the ingredients cook together for about 45 minutes - 1hr. Once it was done we ate it over rice. I used red onion instead of the white onion. I also added 1 tbs of cumin. I will definitely make this again.

Cubozoa
53
8/3/2009

I started making this for a softball team that I cook for on Sundays. Then for my sisters and brother. As of yet I havent' found anyone that doesn't like these beans with sausage. I use dry beans and soap them two days and rinse about 4 times during that soaking time. I also go for the slow and low method, low heat and up to 12 hours in the slow cooker. Melt-in-your-mouth GOODNESS!!

zu_mango
34
3/17/2009

This recipe was Awesome! I made it in the slow cooker. I cooked the sausage whole, then cut the sausage into medallions and browned them before adding them. I also cooked it on high for the first 2 hours and only cooked it for a total of 5 hours. It turned out really tasty, a little spicy, and perfect with rice. It can be kept for a long time int he fridge and it feezes well too! I would definitely recommend this one, even for kids! Get some fiber in them!