Bean Casserole Roast

This bean roast with veggies and a tomato paste base is a steal from my ex-boyfriend's is a hit at huge events. Just keep in the slow cooker and serve straight to guests' plates!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
10 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds bulk mild Italian sausage

  • 2 medium onions, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup condensed tomato soup

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard

  • ½ tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 (16 ounce) can lima beans, drained

  • 1 (16 ounce) can baked beans with pork

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can yellow wax beans, drained

  • 1 (12 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 3 slices bacon, or more to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sausage into the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a roasting dish. Saute onions and celery in the hot skillet until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Drain and discard excess grease; transfer vegetables to the roasting dish.

  3. Combine tomato soup, sugar, mustard, and chili powder in a bowl. Stir into the sausage mixture. Add lima beans, baked beans with pork, kidney beans, and wax beans to sausage. Mix to combine. Spread tomato paste over casserole. Top with bacon strips.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until bacon is browned and casserole is heated through, about 1 hour.

Cook's Note:

Substitute green beans for the wax beans if you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
16g Fat
58g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 1591mg 69%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 26mg 128%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 839mg 18%

* 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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