Mixed Beans and More


A main dish of mixed beans, meat, and salsa that can cook all day and keep you warm all evening. You can use any combination of lima, black, pinto, kidney, or butter beans.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 35 mins
Additional Time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
16 hrs 50 mins


  • 1 ½ cups dried black beans, rinsed

  • 1 ½ cups dried pinto beans, rinsed

  • 1 ½ cups dried kidney beans, rinsed

  • 1 pound andouille sausage, chopped

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cloves cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup corn (Optional)

  • 1 cup water

  • ¾ cup salsa

  • ¾ cup tomato-based chili sauce

  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place black beans, pinto beans, and kidney beans in a large pot and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand for at least 12 hours.

  2. Bring beans and water to a boil in the large pot; cook until beans are tender and heated through, about 30 minutes. Drain beans and set aside.

  3. Cook and stir sausage, beef, onion, bell pepper, and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned and crumbly, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain and discard fat.

  4. Place beans, sausage mixture, corn, water, salsa, chili sauce, and vinegar into a slow cooker; stir until combined.

  5. Cook on High for at least 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and ground black pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

574 Calories
20g Fat
66g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 574
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 843mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 15g 52%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 19mg 93%
Calcium 116mg 9%
Iron 6mg 35%
Potassium 1618mg 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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