Calico Bean Casserole

Amount

 Measure

 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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15

 ounces

 low sodium kidney beans -- canned -- drained

16

 ounces

 baked beans with pork and tomato sauce

15

 ounces

 low sodium canned lima beans -- drained

1

 pound

 extra lean ground beef

8

 ounces

 no salt added tomato sauce

2

 teaspoons

 cider vinegar

1/2

 cup

 brown sugar -- packed

4

 slices

 bacon -- lower sodium -- diced

1

 small

 sweet onion -- diced

1

 clove

 garlic -- minced

1/2

 cup

 molasses

1/2

 teaspoon

 salt

1/4

 teaspoon

 black pepper


Heat oven to 350F.

Fry beef, bacon, and onion together over medium-high heat until beef is no longer pink.

Mix in rest of ingredients and bake in large casserole dish for 30 to 40 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Per Serving:
550 Calories; 16g Fat (26.0% calories from fat); 27g Protein; 77g Carbohydrate; 12g Dietary Fiber; 61mg Cholesterol; 651mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 1/2 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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