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Hearty Baked Beans for Two Recipe

Hearty Baked Beans for Two Recipe

Old-fashioned baked-bean flavor gets jazzed up with garlic, brown sugar and mustard in our Test Kitchen’s easy, downsized version of this family favorite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 bacon strip, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pork and beans
  • 3/4 cup canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard


  • 1. In a small skillet, saute the onion, bacon and garlic until onion is tender; drain. Stir in the pork and beans, kidney beans, brown sugar, vinegar and mustard. Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Transfer to a 2-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 265 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 577mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 10g fiber), 13g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2010

"Just what I was looking for"

Reviewed Jun. 29, 2010

"this is a wounderful recipe. Good potluck choice. Yummmmmmm!"

Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010

"Idoubled the ingredients, we &the grand kids all loved it."

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