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Hearty Bean Bake

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"Because it makes such a big batch, this popular four-bean bake is perfect for potlucks...but I like to serve it with rolls and a salad at home too. We take the leftovers for lunch during the week. -Barb Wilkin Coshocton, Ohio"
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1 h servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the bacon and beans; mix well. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, ketchup, honey and vinegar. Pour over the bean mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F for 45-50 minutes or until heated through and bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes; stir and serve.


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Wow, this was delicious! Easy 5 stars! I like one-dish meals and this is going to be one we use a lot from now on. I did have to substitute one type of bean - our grocery didn't carry the wax be...

This was excellent. The first batch I made, I tried to do w/ dried beans and I probably didn't do the soaking method right...beans tooo hard. So, went to store bought some Grandma Browns just ...

This is so good !!!!!!!!! I had this type of bean bake at a cookout and was looking for a recipe and came across this one. I made it the first time exactly as written and it was excellent. ...

I really enjoyed this! The only thing I did differently was to cook it in my slower cooker for 4hrs on high. Soo good the next day as well. Thanks for the great recipe!!!

This is by far the best bean casserole I've come across ever. It's simply delicious. This is the second year I've prepared it for the holidays. I got burned out on the traditional green bean/...

I've tried this and its to die for..instead of using wax beans I used Lima Beans and Pinto Beans .

Very good! I added a couple of leftover cooked sausage links, and subbed a can of butter beans, navy beans, pinto beans, and kidney beans because that is what I had on hand. I also doubled the ...

Jan. 4, 2009 This turned out really good - I made it for my New Year's Day lunch and everyone complimented this and my sister asked for the recipe. I personally thought it tasted a little bit "...

This dish is wonderful. It can be a meal in itself or a great take along side dish at a cookout or party.