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Bandito Beans

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars
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"These baked beans made in the slow cooker are slightly sweet and tangy, with a smoky, meaty flavor that everyone will love. The best part? They're very easy to make."
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Ingredients

5 h 15 m servings 169
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. Place sausage in a skillet over medium heat, and cook until evenly brown. Drain grease, and transfer sausage to a slow cooker.
  2. Into the slow cooker with the sausage, mix wax beans, green beans, lima beans, and black beans. Mix in baked beans with liquid and chili beans with liquid. Stir in the tomato paste, brown sugar, barbeque sauce, green bell pepper, onion, and fennel seed.
  3. Cover slow cooker. Cook on Low at least 5 hours.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 169 calories; 4.4 26.5 7.1 11 591 Full nutrition

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This recipe is very similar to my dad's very popular bean recipe that has been a family favorite for years. What I really liked about this recipe is the unique combination of beans--it makes for...

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This was NOT a hit at our house. Definitely wish I would have left out the fennel seed. Make sure to leave it out if you do not like black licorice. I think a dish with a lot of these same ing...

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This recipe is very similar to my dad's very popular bean recipe that has been a family favorite for years. What I really liked about this recipe is the unique combination of beans--it makes for...

Loved it.. used italian turkey sausage instead of pork and halved the fennel seed.. used 1/4 cup of splenda and 2 tablespoons of molasses to subsitute for the brown sugar...Less fat and less cal...

This recipe is great! Even finicky Hubby loved it. I even left out the brown sugar and it was still yummy. The next day I took the leftovers and added a cup of v8 juice, a cup of water and a c...

Oh my goodness. This recipe is FABULOUS!!!! I took it to a church function and everyone raved about it, including my husband. The only thing that I did differently was I cooked it for 12 hours o...

I got this recipe via the "Dinner Spinner" iPhone app and it was a true winner! I made it as written, only changing the brown sugar content to only 1/4 cup of Splenda Brown Sugar Blend (had to ...

My family loved this dish, and I have plenty of left overs! The only changes I made was reducing the amount of brown sugar to 1/2 cup; however, it was still too much sugar for me.

These beans turned out great for a party and a lot of people asked me for the recipe. I used only half of the brown sugar and it was plenty sweet. I also used spicy chili beans, and substitute...

These are fantastic! I have made them several times to take to parties. i prepared them just as the recipe says.

My first time making baked beans, I chose this recipe because it seemed foolproof and used a slow cooker. I followed it pretty much as written, except for halving the sausage (though I wished la...