Meaty Bean Casserole Recipe

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Meaty Bean Casserole Recipe
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Meaty Bean Casserole Recipe

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MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or pork tenderloin, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 12 to 16 ounces smoked sausage links, halved and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 4 to 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cans (15 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 to 2-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs

Directions

In a Dutch oven, cook the chicken and sausage in oil until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm. In the drippings, saute onion, red pepper and garlic for 5 minutes. Stir in beans, tomatoes, broth, thyme, pepper, chicken and sausage. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake 45 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Meaty Bean Casserole in Country Woman January/February 2000, p40

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 334 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 1056mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein.

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or pork tenderloin, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 12 to 16 ounces smoked sausage links, halved and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 4 to 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cans (15 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 to 2-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  1. In a Dutch oven, cook the chicken and sausage in oil until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm. In the drippings, saute onion, red pepper and garlic for 5 minutes. Stir in beans, tomatoes, broth, thyme, pepper, chicken and sausage. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake 45 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Meaty Bean Casserole in Country Woman January/February 2000, p40

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Medic 716 User ID: 4089259 277337
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2017

"Great for one of those cool weather days. Will make again"

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sunflwerchick User ID: 4096152 73641
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"Good hearty meal. My 3 kids all ate and enjoyed it without me constantly reminding them to eat their food. I only used 2 cans of Great Northern beans and 1 can of Red beans, then topped it all with shredded cheese. Very Good!!!!"

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