Beans and Biscuits
This is one of my husband's favorite dishes. It's easy to prepare and makes a satisfying meal served with a side veggie or fruit.—Sandra McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 can (28 ounces) baked beans, drained
- 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 1 tube (4-1/2 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large skillet, cook ground beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Add the beans, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, ketchup and mustard. Simmer for 5 minutes or until heated through.
- Transfer to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Separate biscuits and cut in half; arrange over beef mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 18 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits, which has six biscuits in a 4-1/2 ounce tube.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 407 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1157mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 8g fiber), 25g protein.
Originally published as Beans and Biscuits in Country Woman September/October 2003