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Cajun Spiced Green Beans with Andouille Sausage and Bacon

Featuring Andouille sausage and bacon, this green bean recipe includes Cajun seasoning and goes right to the heart of Southern Cooking. It’s a rich, slightly spicy dish that perfectly blends savory and hearty flavors. Serve it as a side dish or main course.

smothered green beans with andouille sausage

Cajun Green Beans With Andouille Sausage

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45-60 minutes
Servings: 4-6

Smothered Green Beans Casserole recipe with sausage and potatoes (2)

Ingredients
1/2 Andouille sausage, chopped
4 strips bacon, cut into half-inch pieces
1 small onion, chopped
Garlic, minced (amount as desired)
3 tablespoons reserved bacon fat
2 tablespoons flour
Seasonings (including Cajun seasoning)
Chicken broth (amount as needed)
Green beans (amount as desired)
Potatoes, quartered
Rice for serving (optional)

Smothered Green Beans Casserole recipe with sausage and potatoes (5)

Instructions:

1. Cook bacon in a large pot until crisp. Remove bacon, strain, and reserve 3 tablespoons of the fat.
2. Add the reserved bacon fat back to the pot and stir in flour. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes to form a roux.
3. Add chopped onion to the pot and sauté for 5 minutes.
4. Add garlic and seasonings, including Cajun seasoning. Simmer until the garlic is fragrant.
5. Pour in enough chicken broth to cover the bottom of the pot. Stir well, letting the veggies absorb the roux.
6. Add green beans to the pot, cover, and cook for 25-30 minutes.
7. Place quartered potatoes on top of the beans, pushing them down into the liquid. Cover and cook for another 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
8. Adjust seasonings to taste.
9. Add chopped sausage and cooked bacon to the pot. Stir well to combine.
10. Serve over rice if desired.

 

Smothered Green Beans Casserole recipe with sausage and potatoes (7)

The green beans should be soft but not mushy when done.

Smothered Green Beans Casserole recipe with sausage and potatoes (10)

The potatoes should have a bit of bite to them.

smothered green beans with andouille sausage

The andouille sausage is highly seasoned and tasty.

Green Beans Casserole with sausage and potatoes (20)

This recipe should give you a hearty and flavorful dish, perfect for a comforting meal.

smothered green beans

smothered green beans with andouille sausage
Yield: 4-6

Cajun Spiced Green Beans with Andouille Sausage and Bacon

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Featuring Andouille sausage, potatoes, and bacon, this green bean dish is rich and comforting.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Andouille sausage, chopped
  • 4 strips bacon, cut into half-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • Garlic, minced (amount as desired)
  • 3 tablespoons reserved bacon fat
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Seasonings (including Cajun seasoning)
  • Chicken broth (amount as needed)
  • Green beans (amount as desired)
  • Potatoes, quartered
  • Rice for serving (optional)

Instructions

    1.     Cook bacon in a large pot until crisp. Remove bacon, strain, and
    reserve 3 tablespoons of the fat.

    2.     Add the reserved bacon fat back to the pot and stir in flour. Cook
    on low heat for 5 minutes to form a roux.

    3.     Add chopped onion to the pot and sauté for 5 minutes.

    4.     Add garlic and seasonings, including Cajun seasoning. Simmer until
    the garlic is fragrant.

    5.     Pour in enough chicken broth to cover the bottom of the pot. Stir
    well, letting the veggies absorb the roux.

    6.     Add green beans to the pot, cover, and cook for 25-30 minutes.

    7.     Place quartered potatoes on top of the beans, pushing them down
    into the liquid. Cover and cook for another 15 minutes, or until the potatoes
    are tender.

    8.     Adjust seasonings to taste.

    9.     Add chopped sausage and cooked bacon to the pot. Stir well to
    combine.

    10.  Serve over rice if desired.

cajun spiced green beans

The smothered green beans are a nice side dish or serve them over rice as a main course. Enjoy!

 

Author: Kathy Owen
Kathy Owen is the founder of the home decor blog Petticoat Junktion where she shares tutorials on painting furniture and upcycling thrifty finds into unique home décor. Her DIY projects have been featured on the Home Depot Blog, Plaid Crafts, Behr Designer Series, and in numerous magazines. Kathy’s newest website is HappyHomeDIY.com

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