Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
- 1/2 pound sliced bacon
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 can (32 ounces) pork and beans
- In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; crumble and set aside. Drain drippings from skillet. Brown the beef; drain. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Combine ketchup and brown sugar; stir into beef mixture. Stir in pork and beans and all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish. Top with the remaining bacon. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 328 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 915mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 6g fiber), 19g protein.
Sep 25, 2013
My husband and I liked it but the kids didn't .
Jan 18, 2013
This recipe gets 5 stars for three reasons: easy of the wallet, quick to make and my fessy veggie eating daughter had two helpings. I did add a 1/4 cup of prepared mustard in at the time with the ketchup and next time I make it, I will cut the brown sugar to a heavy 1/3 cup but not the full 1/2 cup. It's in my menu planner for three weeks to make again.
Dec 7, 2012
Cary, I too have been enjoying this recipe since i was a young feller when mom served it up often. She tells me that the recipe came from an old Boy Scout cookbook and i have no reason to doubt mom.I recieve requests for this at every pot luck dinner. Phil Young, Vermont
Sep 28, 2009
The name of this recipe is intriguing so I tried it. It was a good, down-home type dish for a Saturday night supper or a quick dinner for a busy weeknight. My kids all liked it, and that's the main criterion for me.