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Cherry Baked Beans Recipe

Cherry Baked Beans Recipe

Here's a perfect dish to bring to a family reunion or any get-together. It's fast and easy to prepare, and you won't ever have to worry about bringing leftovers home…because there won't be any! —Margaret L. Smith, Superior, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pork and beans
  • 2 cups frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir in beef.
  • 2. Transfer to an ungreased 2-1/2 qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 189 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 800 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 13 g protein.