Land Your Man Baked Beans
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|2 (28 oz) can(s)||Bush's original baked beans|
|1 large||finely chopped sweet onion|
|1 large||finely chopped green bell pepper|
|1 1/2 lb||ground chuck|
|1/3 c||ketchup (try hot ketchup for a kick)|
|2 Tbsp||yellow mustard|
|4 Tbsp||light brown sugar|
|3 Tbsp||Texas Pete Sauce (or any hot sauce such as Tabasco, etc...)|
|6 slice||hardwood smoked bacon|
|1 pkg||Taco Bell taco seasoning|
Pinnacle, NC (pop. 5,691)
Member Since Aug 2011
1986 was the first time I made this dish. I was a newly-wed and I was very eager to impress my in-laws! My father-in-law sat there and critiqued the dish, breaking down every ingredient...I was sweating bullets!! And then he walked up to me and told me "these are the best baked beans I have ever eaten!!" Since then I have been crowned the "Baked Bean Queen!" I even have people request them as a Christmas present, and every family function, I don't even ask anymore...I just bake & take!! ENJOY!!
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Brown the ground chuck. Add Taco seasoning while browning beef. ***DO NOT add water*** Drain beef & set aside.
Combine beans, onions, peppers, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar & Texas Pete in a 16" X 10" casserole dish.
Add seasoned beef to the bean casserole.
Place bacon on top of beans. Cover dish with aluminum foil, leaving a corner folded back for venting. Bake for approx. 1 hour. Remove foil and continue baking approx. 30 minutes or until bacon is brown and excess liquid has been cooked out.
Set on table and watch out!!! ENJOY!!!!