4th of July Campstool Beans

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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

Beef mixture can be made ahead and beans added and simmered over a campfire. This recipe is at least a quarter of a century old. It's stood the test of time.Source: unknown

serves 30


  • 3 lbs. ground beef
  • 3 large onins, chopped
  • 1 lb. mushrooms, sliced or chopped
  • 3 green bell peppers, chopped
  • salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste
  • 15 cans of different beans, (kidney, garbanzo, pinto, lima, etc)
  • 3 to 5 cans tomato sauce, 15 oz. each

How To Make

  • 1
    Brown the ground beef; drain excess drippings. Add onion, mushrooms, bell peppers, and spices to ground beef. If ground beef is extremely greasy, drain excess drippings. Drain the 15 cans of beans reserving the liquid to add later if needed. Add drained beans to beef mixture, along with the tomato sauce. Simmer for 1 hour. Serve.

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