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Meatballs and Beans Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 1. Combine bread crumbs, milk, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. In a skillet, cook meatballs and onion until meatballs are browned; drain. Add beans, ketchup, brown sugar and mustard; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"This is the first meal I made as a new bride and it's wonderful. easy to make and delicious."

Reviewed 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."

Reviewed May. 2, 2009

"Protein overdose."

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