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Slow Cooker White Beans and Sausage Recipe

Slow Cooker White Beans and Sausage Recipe

The white beans cook until tender along with smoked sausage for a warm comforting meal. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot, slow cooker, slow cooker white beans, white beans and sausage
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 290 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 ropes Smoked Beef Sausage
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 16 oz. dried Great Northern Beans
  • 2 cups water
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp celery seed
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Garnish: Fresh Thyme sprigs


  1. Slice sausage into about 1-inch pieces.

  2. In a skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until browned.

  3. Remove sausage from the skillet and transfer the sausage to your crockpot.

  4. Add onion and garlic to the skillet. Cook until the onion is tender.

  5. Transfer onion and garlic to the crockpot.

  6. Rinse beans and remove any discolored beans and debris then add beans to the crockpot.

  7. Add water, chicken broth, thyme, celery, and pepper to the crockpot and stir until evenly blended.

  8. Cover your slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 7-8 hours.

  9. Remove lid and stir.

  10. Serve in a bowl and garnish with fresh sprigs of thyme.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker White Beans and Sausage Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 546mg24%
Potassium 21mg1%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.