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baked beans with kielbasa

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Lisa Montgomery
Sheridan, AR

I received the basic recipe from a co-worker and then tweaked it by adding my favorite ingredients. The end result quickly became a family favorite.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Nothing basic about this baked beans recipe. Slices of hearty, savory kielbasa sausage pair well with the sweet bean mixture. Picking your favorite BBQ sauce is what makes this side dish special. You can't go wrong with the sweetness and spice of BBQ sauce. We guarantee everyone will gobble these baked beans up fast at summer cookouts.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 6 - 10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For baked beans with kielbasa

  • 2 can
    Bush's baked beans, drained (28 oz each)
  • 1 lb
    kielbasa, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely diced
  • 1 sm
    green bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    prepared mustard
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    liquid smoke
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1 bottle
    BBQ sauce

How To Make baked beans with kielbasa

  • Oven set to preheat.
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cooking onions and bell peppers.
    Add the onions and bell pepper to a small sauté pan with a small amount of vegetable oil. Heat until the onions are almost transparent. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Kielbasa and remaining ingredients added to a bowl.
    Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl, except the kielbasa, and adjust the amounts to your taste. Add the kielbasa and stir to combine.
  • Baking the beans in the oven.
    Pour the mixture into a baking dish. Bake for an hour or until heated through and the sauce is thick. VARIATION: Substitute 1 pound of ground beef for the kielbasa. Cook the onions and peppers with the ground beef. Drain before adding to the bean mixture.