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Fourth of July Baked Beans Recipe
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Fourth of July Baked Beans Recipe

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We always choose this family recipe for July Fourth or any picnic because it's a meaty twist on everyday baked beans and it has a nice sweetness. —Wendy Hodorowski, Bellaire, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cans (13.7 ounces each) beans with tomato sauce
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 323 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 970 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up beef into crumbles; drain. Stir in sugars, ketchup, barbecue sauce, mustard, molasses and chili powder. Add beans and bacon.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake, covered, 45 minutes. Bake, uncovered, 10-15 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Fourth of July Baked Beans in Taste of Home June/July 2014

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 323 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 970 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2015

"Delicious! We halved it, & used Splenda brown sugar blend."

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Reviewed Jul. 5, 2015

"This was delicious. I brought it to the family 4th of July get-together and there wasnt a morsel left. Many compliments. Thanks for sharing this"

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2015

"Easy peasy and mmmgood"

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2015

"I eliminated the meat, to make this a side dish. Also eliminated the white sugar. The result was YUMMY!!! Thanks for the inspiration."

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2015

"This is a family favorite. It is an often requested dish for potlucks. I only use the brown sugar, no white and the sweetness is perfect."

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