Campfire Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour


7 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2023
With three different types of meat and four kinds of beans, this Campfire Casserole really satisfies. Serve it with cheese-topped cornbread for a complete meal. —Flo Rahn, Hillsboro, Kansas
Campfire Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 pound fully cooked bratwurst links, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pork and beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Add beef, bacon and bratwurst. Stir in beans. Pour into a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, about 1 hour.

Can you freeze Campfire Casserole?

Freeze cooled casserole in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add a little water or broth if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 565 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 1748mg sodium, 77g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 14g fiber), 26g protein.

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