Easy Sausage & Beans

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    9hrs 15mins
  • Serves icon
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Sausages and beans are a match made in heaven. Here they're slow-cooked with tomatoes and bell peppers to create a moreish stew that's best served with plenty of buttered toast for scooping up the sauce.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Onion icon
    1 (about 140 g)
  • Tomato icon
    2 (about 280 g)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    ½ (about 75 g)
  • Frankfurter sausage icon
    Frankfurter sausage
    326.31 g (about 5 ⅔)
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    1 tbsp (about 14.25 g)
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    ½ tsp (about 1.07 g)
  • Canned navy beans icon
    Canned navy beans
    3 ¼ cups (about 624 g)
  • Wholegrain mustard icon
    Wholegrain mustard
    2 tsp (about 11 g)
  • Worcestershire sauce icon
    Worcestershire sauce
    2 tbsp (about 34.8 g)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    ¼ cup (about 90 g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Bread slices icon
    Bread slices
    as needed


  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Medium cast iron skillet

Step preview

  1. Heat sunflower oil to a clean medium cast iron skillet
  2. Add onion to the medium cast iron skillet
  3. Fry until softened - 5 min
  4. Stir in smoked paprika to the mixture
  5. Cook - 1 min
  6. Add canned navy beans to the mixture
  7. Mix in wholegrain mustard to the mixture
  8. Add worcestershire sauce to the mixture
  9. Mix in vegetable stock to the mixture
  10. Boil
  11. Stir in tomato, red bell pepper and salt & pepper to the mixture
  12. Add frankfurter sausage to a clean slow cooker bowl
  13. Transfer mixture to slow cooker bowl and cover
  14. Cook in slow cooker - 9 hr, low heat
  15. Serve with bread slices
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