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Old Fashioned Green Beans with Andouille Sausage are full of flavor and can be served as a side dish or your main dish. Use fresh or frozen green beans.
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Old Fashioned Green Beans with Andouille Sausage

Old Fashioned Green Beans with Andouille Sausage are full of flavor and can be served as a side dish or your main dish. Use fresh or frozen green beans to make this flavorful dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: old-fashioned green beans with andouille sausage
Servings: 8
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound andouille smoked sausage sliced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans* cleaned and snapped (strung if needed)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Steam green beans in a steamer basket in a saucepan for 20-25 minutes or until fork tender; set aside.
  • In a medium skillet, crisp up andouille sausage until oil is rendered out.
  • Remove sausage, leaving fat in the pan.
  • Add onions to the fat and cook until translucent, around 5 minutes.
  • Remove onions; set aside with sausage.
  • Stir in sugar and vinegar into hot skillet cooking over medium heat just until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the green beans, sausage and onions back to the pan,.
  • Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with a drizzle of olive oil on top.

Notes

*You can use frozen green beans. Just heat and add to the sausage and onions.