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Meatballs and Beans

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


  • 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


  • Combine bread crumbs, milk, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 254 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.

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  • scent4U
    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
    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
    May 2, 2009

    Protein overdose.

  • GailJay
    Apr 23, 2009

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