Barbecue Beans Recipe
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"I USED TO make Mama's beans from scratch, just like she did. But, one day when I was pressed for time, I resorted to canned beans and doctored them up a bit. To my surprise, this 'doctored dish' took first place in a contest! Of course, I've been preparing my beans this way ever since!"
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 2 cans (31 ounces each) pork and beans

Directions

In a large skillet, brown beef with onion, green pepper and celery until meat is browned and vegetables are tender. Drain fat. Stir in brown sugar, ketchup, ginger and cloves. Add beans and mix well. Spoon into 2-1/2-qt. casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until beans are as thick as desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Barbecue Beans in Reminisce Extra June 1993, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 178 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 5g fiber), 9g protein.

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 2 cans (31 ounces each) pork and beans
  1. In a large skillet, brown beef with onion, green pepper and celery until meat is browned and vegetables are tender. Drain fat. Stir in brown sugar, ketchup, ginger and cloves. Add beans and mix well. Spoon into 2-1/2-qt. casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until beans are as thick as desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Barbecue Beans in Reminisce Extra June 1993, p47

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mpesci User ID: 141151 251746
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2016

"Can you send me a LOW SODIUM baked bean recipe. My husband is on a LOW SODIUM diet. I need a recipe below 400 mg."

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lert76 User ID: 4312021 42584
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

"We really enjoy these beans and this is the only baked bean recipe I use. I have made them many, many times since the recipe was printed."

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