Funky Beans

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An old family classic from my great aunt. Easy and surprisingly delicious! Easy on the budget too! This is also a great recipe to play around with and perfect to your liking. Serve with cornbread.

Funky Beans
2
2
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry pinto beans

  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • chili powder to taste

Directions

  1. Pick over and rinse the dried beans, and place them in a large saucepan of water with a lid. Bring to a boil over high heat, cover, turn off the heat, and let the beans sit for 1 hour. Drain and rinse the beans in a colander, return to the saucepan, cover with water, and simmer for 2 hours, until the beans are tender.

  2. Meanwhile, place the sausage, beef, onion, and green pepper in a skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir for about 10 minutes, until the3 sausage and beef are evenly brown.

  3. Stir the meat mixture into the beans, and mix in the tomatoes with chiles, ketchup, and chili powder. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for about 20 minutes to thicken.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

311 Calories
13g Fat
29g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 311
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 567mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 14mg 68%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 661mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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