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paul's chuck wagon bean bake

Recipe by
Melanie Ross
Rumford, ME

For a spicy bean bake, add 1can (2.25oz) chopped green chilies. It's very important to use a glass or ceramic baking dish for tomato-based recipes. Don't substitute an aluminum pan--aluminum reacts with tomatoes and will give the food a bitter aftertaste.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For paul's chuck wagon bean bake

  • 1 lb
    lean or extra-lean ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green pepper
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) baked beans, undrained
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) dark kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can
    (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1/3 c
    barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make paul's chuck wagon bean bake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375. Combine ground beef, onion and bell pepper in a large skillet. Cook over med. high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is browned and crumbly, about 8 mins.; drain.
  • 2
    Combine cooked beef mixture, baked beans, kidney beans, black beans, tomato sauce, barbeque sauce and salt in a 3-quart casserole dish.
  • 3
    Cover dish. Bake 30 mins. Uncover dish; bake until mixture is bubbly and slightly thickened. 15-20 mins. longer.

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