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Aunt Kathy's 5 Bean Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Erica Jacobsen

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. bacon
1 c. onion, chopped
1-3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 (8 oz.) cans butter beans, drained
1 (16 oz.) can pork and beans, with liquid
1 (16 oz.) can lima beans, drained
1 (15.5 oz.) can red kidney beans, drained
1 (15 oz.) can garbanzo beans, drained
3/4 c. ketchup
1/2 c. light molasses
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
1 T. mustard
1/4 tsp. pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Fry bacon in a skillet. Remove from skillet and drain on a paper towel. Cool and chop into bite size pieces.

Sauté and brown onion and garlic in the bacon drippings leftover in the skillet.

Combine and mix the sautéed onions and garlic with the bacon, all the beans, ketchup, molasses, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and pepper in a Dutch oven, oven safe casserole or crockpot.

If baking in oven: Preheat oven to 350º and bake for 1 hour.
If cooking in crockpot: Combine and mix in a crockpot on low heat. Cook until beans are tender.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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