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Smoked Sausage and Beans

One Pot Smoked Sausage and Beans - comforting and hearty, sweet and spicy, this one pot sausage and beans stew is ready in only 30 minutes for a wholesome dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beans, one pot, sausage
Servings: 6
Calories: 453kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb smoked sausage such as Kielbasa or Kabanos, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup dark beer
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce store bought
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce such as Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 cans 6 bean blend or Great Northern beans (19.75 oz can), drained and rinsed
  • parsley chopped, for garnish


  • Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large pot. Add the smoked sausage and cook for 5 minutes until the sausage starts to brown.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook for 3 minutes more or until the onion becomes translucent and soft.
  • In a bowl whisk together the beer, broth, barbecue sauce, molasses, liquid smoke, hot sauce and smoked paprika. Pour this over the sausage. Add the beans and stir. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Bring to a boil then turn down to heat to a medium-low and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally as needed.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with parsley or green onions.


You can use any type of canned beans that you like best, or are most convenient.
Use any type of sausage that you prefer.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
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Serving: 357g | Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1399mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 630IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 3.4mg