Southern Fried Green Beans with Bacon, Potatoes, and Sausage is the ultimate comfort food you will want to make for dinner. Green beans, potatoes and sausage recipe is made in a cast iron skillet on the stove. Quick prep, one pan, and minimal cleanup required. This Southern green beans and potatoes with sausage is a complete meal calling your name.
I love one pot recipes, they are fantastic and if I am honest, I hate the cleanup of tons of dishes afterward. This one-pot recipe swooped in the other day to save the day. We were low on groceries, the rain was pouring down and I needed a quick meal. I rummaged through the kitchen and grabbed all my supplies for this tasty sausage recipe. Talk about one dynamite dish.
Southern Fried Green Beans Potatoes, and Bacon with Sausage
You all know I love cast iron skillet recipes. There is something about a cast iron that adds so much flavor to a dish. When you have well-seasoned cast iron, you will know exactly what I mean. If you don’t own a cast iron, simply reach for any larger skillet and enjoy this southern fried green beans recipe.
Here are more Cast Iron Recipes To Try Out
- One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta
- Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
- Southern Fried Cabbage and Bacon
- Old Fashioned One Pot Goulash
- Cast Iron Skillet Bacon Cinnamon Rolls
What To Pair With Southern Fried Green Beans with Bacon, Potatoes, and Sausage
Generally, we eat this dish alone as it is an all-in-one, but if you are looking for some tasty sides let me give you some ideas! Homemade dinner rolls, fresh bread with butter, cornbread, or reach for a lighter side like salad. This green beans potatoes and bacon recipe is versatile, and the sausage helps make it a complete meal.
Best Potatoes To Use For Green Beans, Potatoes and Sausage Recipe
You could reach for a russet, Yukon, or even red potatoes. All of these would cook up and hold together nicely in this skillet dish. As for peeling or not peeling potatoes that is up to you. If you leave the skins on you will get that crispy-chewy texture. Without you won’t have any of that, so it is all about your personal preference.
Do You Have To Cut Off The Ends Of Green Beans
When you cook with fresh green beans you want to remove the tops and tails of the beans. Simply take a knife and cut off the ends. This will give you a nice tender green bean that isn’t stringy.
How Do You Pick Fresh Green Beans
If you want to use fresh green beans in this southern-fried green bean recipe, let me share some tips for picking the proper beans that will be fresh and add great flavor to your southern green beans and potatoes with sausage.
- Look for pods that are around 4-7″ long.
- Make sure the beans feel firm and you don’t see wrinkles on the skin.
- Then store the green beans in the fridge until ready to cook them up for freshness.
Can I Use Frozen or Canned Green Beans
If you don’t have access to fresh green beans you are welcome to use frozen green beans or canned. I love the way fresh green beans taste but it isn’t a must for this recipe.
How To Store Sausage Green Beans, Bacon and Potatoes
With any leftovers toss in the fridge and store them for up to three days. Anything after toss out so you don’t run the risk of eating spoiled food. To warm up, you can do the skillet or microwave. If you warm up in a pan on the stove, you might add a little water to ensure it doesn’t dry out during the cooking process.
Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think! My husband and I love this southern sausage, green beans with bacon and potatoes recipe, and I think you will too.
Have you ever tried a Southern Fried Green Beans with Bacon, Potatoes, and Sausage?
- 1 pound bacon
- 1 pound Sausage ( I used Hot)
- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 clove chopped garlic
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 pounds cubed red potatoes
- 1 tbs garlic powder
- 1 tbs salt
- 1 tbs pepper
- 1 tbs hot pepper flakes *optional*
- Cut bacon into 1" pieces
- Cook in a large Pan over a medium high heat until done about 5 minutes.
- Remove bacon and leave bacon grease in pan
- Add Onions and garlic cook until translucent 2-3 minutes
- Add Sausage and cook until just brown
- Add Cubed Potatoes
- Add Chicken Broth
- Add Green Beans
- Cover and cook over a medium heat for 20 minutes
- Stir Bacon back in the pan.
- Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 459 Total Fat: 29g Saturated Fat: 10g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 17g Cholesterol: 73mg Sodium: 1881mg Carbohydrates: 25g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 4g Protein: 24g