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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Cowboy Beans

This recipe has come to me through different friends but it originated with my neighbor Bonnie. These are not baked beans but more of a heartier version, almost a meal in itself. And it has lima beans in it which is Allison, our pickiest kid's favorite bean, go figure.

Cowboy Beans

1 can 15 oz pork beans
1 can 15 oz kidney beans
1 can 15 oz great northern beans
1 can 15 oz lima beans
1 medium onion, chopped
1 lb hamburger
1/2 lb bacon, diced
2 Tbsp vinegar
3/4 c brown sugar
1/2 c white sugar
1 c catsup
1 tsp salt
opt. add 1 Tbsp deli mustard for less of a sweet taste

1. Fry and drain bacon.
2. Brown hamburger and onion, drain.
3. Mix all ingredients.
4. Either put it into a 9 x 13 pan and heat through (40 minutes at 350 degrees) or put it into a crockpot on low for a few hours till warm.