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Sausage And Beans

This easy, spicy, keto-friendly dish of Sausage And Beans flavored with coriander, smoked paprika, turmeric, garlic, and ginger is sure to be a family favorite!

Garlic Sausage And Beans Photo

I have partnered with Kansas Farm Bureau to bring you a recap of The Farm Food Tour and this easy, spicy, keto-friendly dish of Sausage And Beans that would also make a delicious holiday side dish!

This is a super easy and quick dish. If you are short on time and want to throw together a bean dish for a get-together or are simply craving some greens and proteins, this simple dish of Sausage And Beans is a tasty option.

What are the ingredients needed to make this Sausage And Beans dish?

You will need the following 10 ingredients:

  1. Olive oil or a high-heat oil like grapeseed oil
  2. Yellow onion
  3. Garlic
  4. Ginger
  5. Coriander
  6. Smoked paprika
  7. Chili powder
  8. Turmeric
  9. Fresh green beans
  10. Sausage links

You will also need salt and pepper to taste and a bit of parsley to garnish.

Ingredients To Make Garlic Beans And Sausage Photo

Now for the story behind this dish…

I like big cities and I cannot lie. The bigger the city, the better.

So, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I found out I would be joining 7 other bloggers, a 2-person media crew, a dietician, a farmer, and folks from the Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas Soybean Commission on the Farm Food Tour that took place in mid-September.

Heritage Farms Sausage And Beans Photo

The Farm Food Tour of 2018 took place over 3 days, 6 meals, and 7 very diverse farms. I went on this tour without many expectations, but, I cannot lie, I had my assumptions. I assumed that I would be visiting a bunch of farms, watching farmers in action, and listening to Meagan (from the Kansas Farm Bureau) and Jancy (from the Kansas Soybean Commission) give us a narration of the goings on.

I wasn’t expecting to engage in conversations with farmers who love this land and the God who gave it to them. Farmers who are more in tune with the needs and wants of their livestock than I am with those of my dogs. Farmers who are more passionate about pursuing knowledge than I am in checking my blog stats.

This tour was an experience that has grown me up in my knowledge of food and farmers. I cannot recall a time when I was so moved by what I learned and experienced in 3 days… and that’s not my old age talking. And, over the course of 3 blog posts over this month, I hope to share moments from each of those 3 days.

Today is a recap of some of the highlights from Day 1 of the fifth #FarmFoodTour and a recipe that was inspired by our lunch.

Farm Food Tour Good Farms Day 1 Photo

Day 1 had us trekking to Craig and Amy Good’s Farm, called “Good Farms” near Olsburg, Kansas. Craig and Amy have been raising heritage pigs such as Gloucestershire Old Spots and Durocs, Angus cattle, soybeans and corn since 1981. They believe that if they take care of their animals, their animals will take care of them.

These quotes by Craig and Amy Good, “our interests not against the animals interests” and “we want to show people that we’re not out here trying to abuse the land and abuse our animals just to make a living” are my memorable quotes from day 1!

Craig and Amy Good have been working with Heritage Foods whose mission is to save some of the smaller family farms and some of the more rare breeds of livestock such as Gloucestershire Old Spots that are antibiotic-free.

By the way, you can order cuts of Good Farms pork and beef at Heritage Foods USA. If you specifically want their meat you can request it, otherwise the order will be filled with whatever breeds Heritage chooses.

At Good Farms, I learned about the difference between boars and barrows and gilts and sow. I also learned that Gloucestershire Old Spots have quite a bit of back fat and not a whole lot of muscle resulting in extremely good quality pork.

And, I learned that Durocs are also known for their meat quality, palatability and good eating quality. I got to see baby Gloucestershire Old Spots, Durocs and mixed breed, “spotrocks” outside the barn where the baby pigs are kept in their early days.

I got to see slightly older pigs frolic around a large hay enclose with sprinklers built in to keep the pigs cool and comfortable and I got to see a large boar and several sows. I also learned to pick pork that is “redder/darker and without juices (purge) leaking out.”

Farm Food Tour Day 1 Lunch Photo

After a morning trudging around Good Farms, we got to enjoy a delicious meal put together by Chef Russ Loub of Little Apple Brewing Company at Good Farms.

His entree was a combination plate which consisted of pork sausage and green beans in addition to a tender pork tenderloin. I so enjoyed the combination of those green beans and pork sausage and knew that I would have to recreate something similar as soon as I got home.

Farm Food Tour Sawyer Farm Photo

Well, after lunch we were off to visit Derek (a fourth generation farmer) and Katie (a city gal prior to marriage) Sawyer at Sawyer Land & Cattle where cattle, soybeans, corn, sorghum and wheat are raised.

We got to see a combine harvesting corn (for feed) in action – some brave bloggers even hopped on the combine and rode it around.

Katie had baked delicious chocolate chip cookies for us and we munched on those as we listened to her and Derek talk so passionately about their family, their livestock, their crops and everything in between. We ended our day with dinner at the swanky Courtyard on Main with the Sawyers.

Dinner With Sawyers #FarmFoodTour Photo

Soon after I got home, I happened to come across a box of Heritage Farms Pork Sausage at a grocery store in Atlanta and figured I had to try and make a Sausage and Beans dish in memory of that wonderful lunch.

Now, this isn’t a replication of what I enjoyed that day. It is just a combination of two of my favorites on my plate from that lunch. I added some onions, garlic, ginger, smoked paprika, chili powder, coriander and turmeric to the green beans and sausage to make this dish you see here.

If you are looking for a light meal or a holiday side, I hope you try whipping up this easy spicy garlic ginger spiced, Sausage And Beans ~ it would be a delicious addition along with these Ginger Carrots and Asparagus!

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Garlic Sausage And Beans Photo

Sausage And Beans

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This easy, spicy, keto-friendly dish of Sausage And Beans flavored with coriander, smoked paprika, turmeric and garlic and ginger is sure to be a family favorite!

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger , -grated
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 3/4 lb green beans
  • 6 Sausage links
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley to garnish

Instructions

  1. Peel and dice onion and garlic and then add diced onion to a large pan along with the oil. Place pan over medium heat and let onion saute about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  2. While onion is sauteing, slice up the sausage links and wash and chop up the green beans.
  3. Add garlic, ginger and sliced sausage links to pan and let cook, stirring often, for another 10 minutes.
  4. Add in the green beans as well as the coriander, smoked paprika, chili powder, and turmeric and saute about 5 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, garnish with parsely and enjoy warm.

Notes

*Nutrition info per Very Well Fit, please make sure to use your own calculations for accuracy.

Nutrition Information
Yield 10 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 118Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 12mgSodium 148mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 3gSugar 4gProtein 4g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and should be considered an approximation only. Savory Spin makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information. Please do consult a professional nutritionist for more accurate information. Please do keep in mind that prep times, cooking times, etc, are provided as guidelines as there are so many variables at play.

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