Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Ryan's Bean Casserole

My brother Ryan is an amazing cook.  Today, I am sharing with you one of his signature dishes! It may not look beautiful, but it is delicious and I love the bean mixture.  He adds, "to make sure you have a bottle of  'Beano' on hand!!" (Did I mention his great sense of humor!) On with the recipe....
Ryan's Bean Casserole
All beans are the 15 oz. cans
1 can Pork & Beans
1 can kidney beans
1 can red beans
1 can black beans
1 can great northern beans
1 pound hamburger
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoons mustard
1 small onion, chopped (or about 1/2 cup)
1 Polska Kielbasa or beef smoked sausage
1 Tablespoon vinegar
1 package bacon
Brown and drain hamburger.  Cook bacon until crisp and break into pieces. Cut sausage into small pieces.  Drain and rinse beans except the pork and beans.  Add all ingredients into a bowl and mix together.
Pour into a 13 x 9 casserole dish and bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. 
My lazy version: Place it all in a crock pot.  Mix together and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
YUM!! 
The beauty of this recipe is that you can use the kind of beans you like. 

12 comments:

  1. Looks yummy! I will have to try it!

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  2. This looks like a really good recipe.

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  3. I like the lazy version. Just my style.

    Would you link this to Let's Do Brunch?

    http://sweetsav.blogspot.com

    Chaya

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  4. I love this dish. My sister in law makes one very similar. I am going to give this recipe a try!!!

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  5. Oh, thank Ryan for me! These sounds awesome! A whole pack of bacon, hmmmm, these must be good!

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  6. I love a good bean recipe! This looks delicious. It will make a nice change from chili and ham and bean soup!

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  7. Those beans sound delicious. I love the smoky flavor of the sausage with the sweet and tangy! YUM!

    I tagged you in a Mother's Day menu game. I hope you play along!

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  8. This looks delicious! I love the idea of adding smoked sausage...yum!

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  9. What a GREAT!!! dish. The combination of favors sound wonderful!!!

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  10. What a good stick to your ribs, comforting dish. Awesome!

    Velva

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  11. My brother doesn't even boil an egg lol. These beans look really hearty and easy to make!

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