Meaty Baked Beans
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Canned baked beans get a tangy revamp with the addition of brown sugar, lots of meat, chili sauce and veggies.
Serves: 6
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 onion, cut into chunks
  • ½ pack bacon, cut into halves
  • 1 28-oz. cans Bush’s Baked Beans (1 brown sugar hickory flavor, 1 original flavor)
  • 1 bottle Heinz Chili Sauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar splenda (can substitute regular brown sugar if you like)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp oil
  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper, ground beef and bacon in oil in a nonstick skillet until onion is translucent.
  2. Add beans, chili sauce, brown sugar splenda, salt and pepper and cook on medium low, stirring occasionally, for 1-2 hours.
Recipe by The Eat More Food Project at