Smoked Sausage Cowboy Beans

10 mins
15 mins
Portions: 6

Saddle Up!

It’s time to rustle up some flavor with our hearty Cowboy Beans recipe. With Johnsonville Rope Sausage leading the charge, this quick and protein-packed meal is ready to take center stage at your next backyard barbecue, potluck dinner, or tailgate party.

Round up the ingredients and get ready to unleash a wave of savory goodness. Our Cowboy Beans combine the bold flavors of Johnsonville Rope Sausage with a medley of hearty beans and spices, creating a dish that’s as satisfying as it is delicious.

So, whether you’re wrangling hungry guests at a backyard bash or fueling up for a day of tailgating, our Cowboy Beans will surely be a hit. Grab your cowboy hat and apron, partner, and let’s get cookin’!



    1 package (12 ounces) Smoked Beef Brats, sliced


  1. In a large saucepan, cook and stir sausage and onion in oil over medium heat until lightly browned; 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add 1/4 cup beer to deglaze the pan; cook and stir over medium heat until beer is evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the pinto beans, black beans, BBQ sauce, molasses and remaining 1/4 cup beer.
  4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for 8-10 minutes.

Try em' on the grill

01     Place sausage directly on grill grates, turning often to ensure even heating. Cook until sausages are heated and have grill marks; 8-10 minutes.

02     Cook and stir the onions in oil in a grill-safe skillet until tender. You can place the skillet directly on the grill grates.

03     Add sausage to skillet. Stir in the beans, BBQ sauce, and molasses.

04     Cook and stir mixture until everything is heated through and well combined.

05     Serve hot directly from the skillet.

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