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Bean Stuff

A tasty variation of chili and absolutely perfect for holiday get-togethers

  1. 6 slices bacon
  2. 1 lb. lean ground beef 500g
  3. 1 onion, chopped
  4. 1 green pepper, chopped
  5. 1 garlic clove, minced
  6. 2 Tbsp. molasses 30ml
  7. 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 30ml
  8. 2 tsp. dry mustard 5ml
  9. 1/3 cup vinegar 75ml
  10. 19 oz. can tomatoes 540ml
  11. 14 oz. can kidney beans 398ml
  12. 14 oz. can lima beans, drained 398ml
  13. 14 oz. can pork & beans 398ml
  14. 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 5ml
  15. salt, pepper & tabasco sauce, to taste
  1. Fry bacon until crisp. Crumble. Brown beef and onion. Combine with remaining ingredients in a large casserole. Bake at 300F (150C)oven for 2 hours. Serve with caesar salad and baguette sticks. Serves 4-6
The Best of Bridge

This recipe is available in the book The Best of the Best and More.

This recipe is available in the book The Complete Best of Bridge Cookbooks Volume One.

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  • Karen says:

    I love this recipe! I first had it 41 years ago after a skating party on the Rideau Canal and the hostess kindly gave me the recipe. I have been making it every winter since then…. great alternative to Chili or baked beans and very flavourful.

    • Best of Bridge Editors says:

      Hi Karen, thanks so much for sharing that lovely memory. We’re thrilled that you love this recipe!

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