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Three-Bean Casserole

Three-Bean Casserole
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8
You know you have a winning recipe when it shows up again and again, no matter where you are or what the occasion. And so it is with this terrific three-bean recipe that's perfect for potlucks and other gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bulk pork sausage
  • 2 medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (21 oz each) baked beans (any variety)
  • 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) lima or butter beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey or packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white or cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper sauce

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage, celery, onion and garlic over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain.
  • 3
    Mix sausage mixture and remaining ingredients in ungreased 3-quart casserole. Bake uncovered about 45 minutes, stirring once, until hot and bubbly.

  • Substitute 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef for the pork sausage and 1 cup barbecue sauce for the tomato sauce.
  • Slow Cooker Directions: Substitute 1/2 cup ketchup for the tomato sauce. Decrease honey to 1 tablespoon. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage, celery, onion and garlic over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix sausage mixture and remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on High heat setting 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes to blend flavors.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 1/3 cups)
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
1400mg
58%
Potassium
1190mg
34%
Total Carbohydrate
62g
21%
Dietary Fiber
16g
62%
Sugars
18g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • You know you have a winning recipe when it shows up again and again, no matter where you are or what the occasion. And so it is with this terrific three-bean recipe that's perfect for potlucks and other gatherings.
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