Pinto Beans Sausage Recipe

pinto beans with sausage recipe

Pinto Beans and Smoked Sausage Recipe

Enjoy the harvest

There is nothing better than a bowl of beans after a long day of hunting. The only thing that might make it better is if there was some smoked sausage in it. Here is an easy campfire recipe for your next deer camp or just a camping trip. It is easy enough you can just leave it to simmer while enjoying other fun things around camp. I even dig a hole and fill it with coals and place the dutch oven in the hole then place more hot coals on top. Then bury it with dirt. This will cook all day and be ready when you get back to camp. Here is the recipe for Pinto Beans and Sausage.

pinto beans and sausage recipe

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cups pinto beans
  • 1 lb smoked sausage

Recipe Instructions

  1. Add rinsed beans needed and cover with water to soak
  2. Place Dutch oven on top of coals or hang it from tripod over campfire
  3. Bring water to a simmer. Adjust height of Dutch oven over coals to maintain a simmer
  4. Cut and add smoked sausage to pinto beans. 
  5. When the beans are tender serve with some Dutch oven cornbread

Recipe Notes

Sometimes I brown my sausage sometimes I don’t. It’s good either way. This pinto beans and smoked sausage is an excellent campfire recipe that will fill you up, is delicious and easy to cook while you hang out around the fire. When I have them I cut up some homegrown peppers and cherry tomatoes and mix them with a splash of vinegar. This adds some fresh crispy crunch and flavor to the beans . To top off this great campfire recipe pack another Dutch oven to cook up some cornbread to eat with your pinto beans and sausage. Here is a great cornbread recipe to try. It is quick and easy and taste great.

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Ken McBroom is an accomplished outdoor writer and photographer. Growing up in Lynchburg Tennessee allowed him many opportunities afield as a boy and young man. Later in life, after Desert Storm, Ken’s wanderlust took him to Alaska to live and work and experience the last frontier. Married now with two beautiful children, Ken now calls Kentucky home where he continues to communicate our American outdoor traditions and the lifestyle it offers.

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