This is the ultimate in thriftiness and convenience - beans in a slow-cooker. The long, slow cooking time coaxes all the flavor from the sausage into the beans for a mild yet full-flavored dish. You can also cook in on low heat for 8 hours.This is the ultimate in thriftiness and health—high-fiber, low-fat beans in a slow cooker. The long, slow cooking time coaxes all the flavor from the sausage into the beans for a mild yet full-flavored dish. If you need more time, cook it on low heat for 8 hours.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 12 ingredients in an electric slow cooker. Cover with lid; cook on high heat for 5 hours. Discard bay leaf; stir in salt. Serve over rice; sprinkle servings evenly with green onions.

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Nutrition Facts

413 calories; calories from fat 5%; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 0.2g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 21.1g; carbohydrates 76.3g; fiber 10.1g; cholesterol 18mg; iron 6mg; sodium 749mg; calcium 102mg.