Cowboy Food: Sausages and Beans

What could be better than cowboy food-sausages and beans, when camping, well not much and this is a great recipe easy to prepare and enjoyed by adults and kids alike.

What you need?

  • Pack of sausages
  • Tin of baked beans
  • Tin of mixed taco beans/kidney beans
  • Onion
  • Tin chopped tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoons Chilli flakes (optional)
  • Garlic (chopped/crushed)
  • Olive Oil

What do you need to do?

  • Fry sausages & onions until they are golden brown
  • Add garlic and fry for a minute
  • Add beans, chopped tomatoes & chilli
  • Simmer for approx. 20minutes

With what should I serve this?

Perfect to eat with crusty bread or corn bread but also goes well with baked potatoes


  • Cook in advance and just reheat on the campfire or camping stove – perfect when arriving late and still needing to pitch and eat.
  • If you need the sausages to go further, slice them and add back to the beans, it’s an illusion but it works.
  • Leftovers can be used at breakfast on toast/ bread or with a fry up.

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