Slow cooker white beans and sausage is a delicious and easy dinner recipe with creamy beans, smoked turkey sausage and fresh herbs – perfect comfort food!
We’ve had a lot of warm weather in October here in N.C., but it’s finally cooling off and I’m finally breaking out the boots! Sweaters soon to follow and it makes me so happy 🙂
I also finally got the book Girl on the Train. (Yes, I am way, way behind. I always am with things like this. We just started watching Friday Night Lights, to give you an idea.) I’m trying to read it before the weekend so I can go see the movie!
Speaking of the weather, here we are well into fall and somehow, it’s been a while since I’ve brought you a slow cooker recipe.
Which is weird because I make so many slow cooker dishes. I’ve been using mine about once a week for all of this year. It frees me up at dinner time to do our reading homework, catch up on emails, fix a side dish, fix a cocktail… 😉
I love that just a few minutes of prep in the morning means dinner is cooking away and I have a little more freedom in my day.
I also love leaving the house to pick J up at preschool — and later M from kindergarten — and coming back to the delicious smells in the house.
And this slow cooker white beans and sausage smells particularly amazing.
Funny story on that one… When I made this to photograph for this here blog, I had to start it one day, take the assembly pictures and then save the finished meal to photograph the following day. It’s a lighting thing.
So my husband gets home from work that night and it’s finishing up in the slow cooker. The smell is intoxicating and he asks what it is. I tell him, “It’s that slow cooker white beans and sausage recipe.”
He knows this recipe. He loves this recipe. He says it reminds him of white beans and rice, a New Orleans dish that’s similar to his own famous red beans and rice. This one is just more strictly French style than Cajun.
“Awesome, it smells great!” he tells me.
“Thanks, but we’re not having it for dinner.”