Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe can also be done in a crockpot, or it can be cooked in the oven! Don't use the sugar-free soda for this. The fresh garlic can be replaced with 1 teaspoon garlic powder if desired, this is best if made a day ahead to blend the flavors, refrigerate then warm over low heat on top of the stove.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot heat oil over medium heat; add in the onions, garlic, jalapeno pepper, curry powder and cayenne; saute for about 4 minutes.
  2. Add in the chopped smoked sausage; saute for about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add in all the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring until the brown sugar dissolves.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered until thickened, stirring occasionally for about 1 hour (or you can simmer for more time if desired).


Most Helpful

This was really good, though I had to make one major modification. I left out the smoked dry sausage because I have no idea what it is lol. No one in our family are really big bean people but everyone ate it tonight without complaint. So I will keep this filed away for the days that I'm tired of typical vegetables (and all of the prep work that goes with them) for dinner. Thanks (as usual) Kitten!

Three Kids Make Me Crazy March 03, 2009

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