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Fat Boy Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Hotchkiss
Added: Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
One 15-oz. can each of these beans: butter, northern, black, and light kidney beans
one 16-oz can crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1 packet of onion soup mix
one 15-oz can of italian tomato sauce
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 red and 1 yellow pepper (chopped)
1 medium onion (chopped)
one 6-oz can of italian tomato paste
1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef (cooked and drained)
1 package Hillshire Farms Little Smokies (each small smokie cut into thirds)
1/8 cup chili powder
2 teaspoon worchestershire sauce
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 cup chili sauce (optional)
splash of white zinfindel wine (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Brown and drain the ground beef and Hillshire smokies separately. Saute the chopped peppers and onions in butter until soft and lightly browned. Drain the 4 cans of beans. In a very large bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix with your hands by lightly folding the ingredients. Do not use a spoon and mix only enough to combine. Over-handling makes mixture 'mushy'. Mixture will be relatively thick. Taste test and add extra spices, mustard, worchestershire or chili sauce to adjust flavor. Place bean mixture into a deep, large crock pot type dish. Cover with lid or foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hrs, stirring every 30 minutes. You can divide the mixture into 2 smaller dishes, but reduce the cooking time by 15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Fat boy beans can be served as a standalone dish or can be served on a bun like sloppy joes. Great as a leftover too.

 

 

 

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