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Better Baked Beans

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Better Baked Beans
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Simple home-style food - you've got it in these baked beans. Ah-ha! Wait 'til you see how simple. It turns canned baked beans into a world of richness.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup (4 ounces) diced cooked ham or smoked turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks in heavy syrup, drained with syrup reserved
  • 2 (1-pound) cans pork and beans or vegetarian beans

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 1-1/2-quart baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ham, mustard, brown sugar, onion, pineapple, and 1/4 cup reserved pineapple syrup.
  3. Spoon 1 can of beans into baking dish. Spoon pineapple mixture over beans; top with remaining can of beans.
  4. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until brown and bubbly on top.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 5

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 264
  • Calories from Fat 20
  • Total Fat 2.3g 3 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.3g 1 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 14g 28 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7 %
  • Sodium 757mg 32 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 53g 18 %
  • Dietary Fiber 8.8g 35 %
  • Sugars 29g 0 %

Ratings & Comments

My Rating:  

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

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As someone else has said, I use two cans of Bush's baked beans the recipe is amazing!!!! Add ham or hotdogs for a complete meal.

This recipe looks delicious but I think I would use bacon instead of ham.

Going to modify this. Use Bush's baked beans, pineapple, the ham and about 1/2 tsp. cloves or cloves to taste. You would not believe how good cloves are in beans! You also leave out the mustard, sugar and onion because Bush's has all that already in the beans! Just makes the recipe easier.

Never used cloves in beans!! Thanks for the suggestion! Will give it a try.

After going over the ingredients again, I do think the combination of them would be very tasty. Ham, pineapple, dry mustard and sugar go exceptionally well together. Onion? Eh? Just might give this a try.

I agree with matandtaters. But the pineapple might be good with one of my recipes! Thanks for the 'tip'.

This picture is not very appetizing. That might be why you have no comments. Maybe no one wants to try this because it really doesn't look like much.


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