Living With Diabetes Diabetic Recipes: Butter Bean and Sausage Hot Pot, LaVonne

Recipe Title:: Butter Bean and Sausage Hot Pot

Contributed By: LaVonne

Additional Credits for The Recipe
Country Living

Comments:
Perfume the winter kitchen and fuel the fires of anticipation with the aromas of this slow-cooked meal composed of tender butter beans and smoked sausage infused with rosemary, garlic, and fennel.

List of Ingredients:

Ingredients:

1 pound(s) smoked sausage
1/4 pound(s) bacon
3 cup(s) (1 large bulb) fennel, sliced 2 inches long and 1/4-inch thick
1 cup(s) celery, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1 cup(s) onion, diced
2 tablespoon(s) (about 3 cloves) garlic, coarsely chopped
1 pound(s) dried butter beans
1 1/2 teaspoon(s) fresh rosemary, chopped
1/4 teaspoon(s) ground pepper
1 bay leaf
2 can(s) (14 1/2 ounces each) chicken stock
5 cup(s) water

Preparation:
Directions:

1.Brown the sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove and slice into 1/2-inch rounds. Set aside.
2.Cook the bacon in the same skillet until crisp and golden brown; remove from skillet and set aside, reserving the bacon fat. Reduce heat to medium, add the fennel and celery to the bacon fat, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the onions and garlic and continue to cook until onions become translucent. Remove from heat.
3.Place the browned sausage, cooked bacon, sauteed vegetables, and remaining ingredients in a slow cooker and cover. Cook on the low setting until beans are tender -- 6 to 8 hours. Serve hot.

Cooking Time and Temperature:
6 to 8 hours

Number of Servings: 12 one-cup servings

Nutritional Analysis: Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 290, Total Fat 19g, Saturated Fat --, Cholesterol 43mg, Sodium 901 mg, Total Carbohydrate 12.6g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars --, Protein 17g, Calcium

Cookbook Category
Main Dish ~ Chicken or Turkey
Vegetable

Cooking / Prep Method
Assembly
Slow Cook

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