Hawaiian Beef

Hawaiian Beef Recipe

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Elaine Douglas


I adapted this from a recipe for Hawaiian Beef that used the ground beef to make little meatballs. I wanted to make it faster so I just browned the beef.
This dish was a great favourite with my family. As each child left home for their own place, they asked for this recipe to take with them. They have told me that this has been very popular at pot-lucks and for dinner with friends.
The pineapple gives a brightness to this dish and the beans provide healthy fiber.


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1
    chopped onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/4
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 can(s)
    kidney beans, canned, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    baked beans
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple chunks, drained

How to Make Hawaiian Beef


  1. Brown the ground beef and pour off excess fat. If you use very lean beef there may be no excess fat.
  2. Add chopped onion and cook until slightly transparent.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and simmer about 1/2 hour or until thick.

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About Hawaiian Beef

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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