Total Time
8hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 hrs

A slow cooker dish inspired by Caribbean cuisine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a slow cooker, combine the beans, stock, barley, tomatoes, bay leaf, garlic, allspice, ginger, brown sugar, and chile.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 4-6 hours.
  3. Add in the squash and sausage; continue cooking for 2 hours, until flavors meld; season to taste with salt.
  4. Cook bacon in frypan over medium-high heat, until crispy; transfer to paper towel-lined plate to drain; then crumble.
  5. Spoon beans into bowls; garnish with bacon and green onions; serve hot.
  6. **Suggested beverage—a good Jamaican beer such as Red Stripe.

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