Slow Cooker Lil Smokies with Potatoes and Green Beans


1 package (14 oz) lil smokies sausages
4 medium-sized potatoes, washed and cubed
1 cup green beans, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
1 packet ranch seasoning mix
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
Salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons butter, sliced
Optional: chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Prepare Ingredients:

Wash and cube the potatoes into bite-sized pieces.
Trim the green beans and cut them into smaller pieces if necessary.
Slice the lil smokies into bite-sized pieces if desired.
Layer Ingredients in the Slow Cooker:

Place half of the cubed potatoes at the bottom of the slow cooker.
Add half of the lil smokies on top of the potatoes.
Sprinkle half of the green beans over the lil smokies.
Sprinkle half of the ranch seasoning mix, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper over the layers.
Repeat the layers with the remaining potatoes, lil smokies, and green beans.
Sprinkle the remaining seasoning mix, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper over the top.
Place the sliced butter evenly over the top of the ingredients.

Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, or until the potatoes are tender and cooked through.

Once cooked, gently stir the contents of the slow cooker to combine everything well.
Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
Serve hot, garnished with chopped fresh parsley if desired.

Feel free to customize this recipe by adding other vegetables like carrots, bell peppers, or onions according to your preference.
You can also experiment with different seasonings or sauces to alter the flavor profile of the dish.


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