Chuck Wagon Beans

Deb Adkins


This is a recipe that my Mom fixed for all of us at home. This is from her old Betty Crocker cookbook circa 1971.


★★★★★ 1 vote

45 Min
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 lb
  • 3 lb
    ground beef
  • 3 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1 c
    finely chopped celery
  • 2
    beef bouillon, cubes
  • 2/3 c
    boiling water
  • 1 1/2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 can(s)
    (29 oz. each) molasses style baked beans

How to Make Chuck Wagon Beans


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In Dutch oven, fry bacon until crisp; set aside. Drain fat from pan.
  3. In same pan, cook and stir ground beef, onion and celery until meat is brown and onion and celery are tender. (Drain excess fat if needed).
  4. Dissolve bouillon cubes in boiling water; stir bouillon and remaining ingredients into meat mixture.
  5. Cover; bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Crumble bacon; sprinkle over beans.

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About Chuck Wagon Beans

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American

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