TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 25 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pork and beans, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut green beans, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut wax beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 150 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 465mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 10g protein


  1. In a large Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add onion and celery; cook, uncovered, until tender. Stir in the soup, tomato paste and ketchup; simmer, uncovered, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Spoon into a large roaster. Stir in the beans, brown sugar and mustard. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour. Yield: about 25 servings.
Originally published as Block Party Beans in Reminisce July/August 1992, p31

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Reviewed May. 30, 2015

"I learned this recipe from a family friend and instead of two lbs of ground beef,try 1 lb of ground beef and 1 tube of Jimmie Dean Sausage (I use Sage but you can whatever suits your family), I promise you won't be sorry!!"

Reviewed Nov. 25, 2014

"Loved this one!"

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"I first made this many years ago for a large family gathering. It was in a sample Reminisce magazine I got in the mail. It is so good; everyone raves about it and yet it is not at all difficult to make. A real winner."

Reviewed Aug. 8, 2011

"I made this yesterday again. It is a really great recipe for a large crowd, that really sticks to you stomach. Makes a lot of food for a big crowd. Yummy. Two thumbs up!"

Reviewed Jul. 3, 2010

"I love this recipe. I get compliments every time I make it. I add sausage and it gives it great flavor."

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