sketch of Bob above the Missouri Beans recipe.


1/2 lb. lean ground beef, browned and drained
1 c. onion, sautéed
1/2 lb. diced, browned, drained bacon (optional)
1 can (16 oz.) pork and beans
1 can (16 oz.) butter beans, drained
1 can (16 oz.) kidney beans, drained
1/3 c. light brown sugar
1 T. dry mustard
1/4 c. ketchup
1/3 c. granulated sugar
2 T. molasses
1 c. Open Pit barbecue sauce

Combine all ingredients and bake uncovered in a greased 8 inch square, 8 x11 inch or deep dish pie pan at 350° for 1 hour.
(18-20 servings as a side dish)

Missouri Beans recipe is published in our October, 2001 Menu Minder.