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Three Bean BBQ Beans

Just cooked these up for last night’s dinner at the chapel and they got rave reviews, so I thought I’d share the recipe. Very easy to cook and come out absolutely delicious!

Recipe: Three Bean BBQ Beans

Summary: Great BBQ Bean recipe for picnics and potlucks.

Ingredients

  • 31 ounces dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 31 ounces white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 20 ounces pineapple chunks in juice, drained
  • 44 ounces pork and beans (DO NOT DRAIN)
  • 18 ounces barbecue sauce, any flavor
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 lb kielbasa, sliced and quartered into bite-sized pieces

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in crockpot, stir, and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.

Quick Notes

I could not find any white kidney beans, so just used Great Northern beans instead. I think any white bean will do.

Cooking time (duration): 10 minutes prep / 7-9 hours til ready.

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (Southern)

My rating:5 stars: ★★★★★


Chili Corn Bread Salad

I’ve been looking for a way to share recipes for some time now and finally think I’ve got it figured out. So, here’s my first recipe that I think you all will love.  I have made this a few times now and it has been a hit every time.

Recipe: Chili Corn Brean Salad

Summary: Easy to make and extremely delicious salad. This will be a hit at any potluck!

Ingredients

  1. 1 (8 1/2 ounce) package corn muffin mix
  2. 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies, undrained
  3. 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  4. 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  5. Pinch of rubbed sage
  6. 1 cup mayonnaise
  7. 1 cup sour cream
  8. 1 envelope ranch dressing mix
  9. 2 (15 ounce each) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  10. 2 (15 1/4 ounce each) cans whole kernel corn, drained
  11. 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  12. 1 cup chopped green pepper
  13. 1 cup chopped green onions
  14. 10 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  15. 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400.
  2. Prepare corn bread batter per instructions on package.
  3. Stir in the chilies, cumin, oregano and sage.
  4. Spread into 8×8 greased baking pan.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes (or until an toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean); cool.
  6. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream and dressing mix; set aside.
  7. Crumble half the corn bread into a 13x9x2 dish.
  8. Layer with half the beans, mayonnaise mixture, corn, tomatoes, green pepper, onions, bacon, and cheese.
  9. Repeat layer.
  10. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

CulinaryTradition: USA (Southwestern)

My rating: 5.0 stars
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