Add the sausage, brown sugar, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and onion flakes to the beans...
Bring to a rapid boil for about 10 minutes (15 minutes if they are store bought)...
1 qt. green beans.
1/2 smoked sausage link
1/4 c. brown sugar
generous sprinkling of onion flakes, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
Bring to rapid boil for 10-15 minutes.
Simmer for about 20 minutes.