Meatballs and Beans Recipe

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Bernice Morris, from Marshfield, Missouri, pairs meatballs with sweet baked beans to create this quick-and-easy dish. "I usually serve it with a tossed green salad and dinner rolls to make a complete meal," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 2/3 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, divided
  • 1 can (16 ounces) baked beans, undrained
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 254 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.


  1. Combine bread crumbs, milk, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  2. In a large skillet, cook meatballs and onion until meatballs are browned; drain. Add beans, ketchup, brown sugar and mustard. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Meatballs and Beans in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p22

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scent4U User ID: 2360192 25803
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"This is the first meal I made as a new bride and it's wonderful. easy to make and delicious."

Allspice_Mo User ID: 760690 86623
Reviewed May. 26, 2009

"I am going to try this tomorrow with frozen meat balls, I hope it works as I have them freezer and would like to use them."

IrisWi User ID: 1608417 70550
Reviewed May. 2, 2009

"Protein overdose."

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