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Roosevelt Beans Recipe

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Pamela Kiely
Added: Monday, January 19, 2009


6 - 15 oz cans of Pork and Beans
2 - 15 oz cans of Lima Beans
2 - 15 oz cans of Butter Beans
2 - 15 oz cans of Red Kidney Beans
2/3 lb of onions
3 tblsp margarine
2/3 lb Italian sausage
2/3 lb Bacon
10 tblsp brown sugar
9 1/2 oz net weight Ketchup
5 1/2 oz net weight Gulden's mustard

Saute onions in 3 tblsp of melted butter.

Add sausage and bacon, simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour. Stirring occasionally.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great recipe for a picnic.

You may halve this recipe for a smaller group.




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